Category Archives: Photo

Edgar Allen Poe and the Snow Angle

Clean Water Action activist braving -10F windchill to spread the word about toxic chemicals in children’s products. Last night, as the winter darkness froze into place and an arctic wind chilled the air to -10F, I settled down in front … Continue reading

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Winter and Memories of Sete, France

These doorways in Sete are quintessential southern France and an example of Mediterranean color theory. With less than a month until the shortest day of the year I’ve been craving color. Forecasters are predicting snow for tomorrow. This may be … Continue reading

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Fall Motorcycling In the Driftless

Virgil and Peter Taking A Break. Recently, my buddy Virgil and I rode our bikes to Winona to see the exhibits at the Minnesota Maritime Art Museum.  We made the trip a two-day ride so that we could take time … Continue reading

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Comfort

Futzin Resting In Aunt Nikki’s Arms This Memorial Day weekend, I went to Fergus Falls to celebrate the birthday of another family member. This time it was Andrew who turned one year old. Drew has the nickname Futzin which was … Continue reading

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Desperadoes and a Pinata

Desperadoes, Cara and Friend On Saturday, I went to Wisconsin to spend time with Becky’s family. After all these years, I count them as my family too. The reason for my trip was the combined birthday party for Cara, age … Continue reading

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Lou and Spring

Color Coordinated Lou After a long winter with a color scheme based on white, grey, black, brown, and on a good day blue, the coming of spring is eagerly awaited. Spring brings a full spectrum of color for weary eyes. … Continue reading

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Enough, Already!

Winter refuses to surrender to Spring. Friday morning, April 19th, I awoke from a deep dreamless sleep. It had erased all  thoughts of the dramas of the previous days: Boston Marathon bombing and the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas. I … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Neighbor, Pete Sieger, clearing his drive way of nine inches of fresh snow. Yesterday was a snow day. Unlike in some other parts of the country where a snow day means closed schools and businesses, here in Minnesota it translates … Continue reading

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Rincon 38, Tapas with Style

Rincon 38’s, Cordon Bleu trained, Chef Hector Ruiz. Yesterday evening I had a hankering for tapas, those delicious morsels that can be eaten as appetizers or as a meal. Lucky for me, Rincon 38 had opened its doors for the … Continue reading

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Imagination

    Alan is totally absorbed in playing with Spencer the Engine,     one of the characters of Thomas the Tank Engine TV show. The Merrian-Webster Dictionary defines Imagination as: the act or power of forming a mental image of something … Continue reading

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