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Grey weather trip to Leavenworth

Sunday was a dreary, cold, windy, snowy day....perhaps not what some would think of as a good photography day, but I was determined to get out of the house for a while. With three kids in tow, I headed to Leavenworth - just because we hadn't been there before!

It turns out there are a few notable places in and around Leavenworth that offered some nice, grey weather, photo opportunities.

First up was the Leavenworth National Cemetery. The striking contrast of the rows of thousands of grave honouring the past soldiers against the grassy background and grey skies was beautiful and powerfully moving. I did my best to capture it in the images below, but I recommend heading out there to see it for yourself.

Right next door is the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center. Still in use today, it's been in operation since 1886! While the main hospital buildings are great, the older disused areas were what caught my eye. The wonderful little gothic chape