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Cancer and a Positive Spirit

My neighbor and friend, Pete, with his radiology team at the University of Minnesota. He’s giving a thumbs-up which reflects his positive spirit. Over the last few weeks I’ve been privileged to accompany my friend Pete, a couple of times, … Continue reading

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Modern: What’s In A Word

Modern Times Cafe, Minneapolis, MN   12/12/2013 Built in 1909, the Modern has had an interesting past. Most recently as a restaurant in an ethnic neighborhood. But before there was the Modern Times Cafe there had been: Meat Market Dry … Continue reading

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The Most Colorful Time of the Year

A Late Autumn Afternoon On My Street Autumn is my favorite season. The weather fronts that had been blowing north from the south or southwest bringing heat and humidity have been replaced with air flowing in from the northwest and … 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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The Last Morning Glory

Autumn has settled in comfortably. Its signature colors of red, yellow, and brown blanket the land. One day the sky is a dazzling blue and the next a dull pewter grey. A few flowers hang on, weathering the chilly nights … Continue reading

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Photography, Dragonflies, and Healing

  Dragonfly, Wood Lake Nature Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2012 Update: First image had unacceptable color shift and lack of sharpness. This turned out to be the result of the conversion software used to upload file. I tried a different approach. … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist as a Troubled Young Man

While digging through my photo archives I found this self-portrait from circa 1970, give or take about one year. It is from a four photo strip, taken by one of those photo kiosks that dot, or dotted, fair midways and … Continue reading

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Barrel Cactus: Order from Chaos

     Barrel Cactus    12/03/2011 Often, Nature provides a wealth of subjects to photograph. The problem is that they are arranged according to Nature’s rules and may not readily fit into a human composition. This photo is an example of such … Continue reading

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Atocha Train Station

Atocha Train Station, Madrid, Spain 08/2005 On March 11, 2004, bombs tore a commuter train to pieces at the Atocha train station. The multiple blasts occurred as the train pulled up next to platforms crowded with commuters, killing 191 people … Continue reading

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Ena and Karen and Kyle – Dia de Los Muertos 3

    Ena and Laren, Cafe Ena, 10/30/2011 Here are the last of the Cafe Ena, 2011 Dia de Los Muertos, photos. Ena is the daughter of the owners of Cafe Ena and its namesake.     Karen and Kyle, … Continue reading

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