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Partisan

While doing a deep dive into my archives I came upon this interior shot of a barracks room in El Moro Fortress. I think it is a metaphor for partisanship and what happens in the partisan’s mind. I’ll let you … Continue reading

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Round Barn

Round Barn, 1902, Pigeon Falls, Wisconsin             photo 1988 The History of Trempealeau County, has an entry about this land and barn, recorded for all posterity: Ludwig O. Goplin. Among the farmers of Gale Township who are recognized as … Continue reading

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Bicyclist Builds Virtual Company

Doug Shidell is a bicyclist who rides for pleasure and as a part of daily life, such as going to neighborhood stores. Doug is also a 21st century entrepreneur who discovered through his biking, a niche map making business that … Continue reading

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Delight

Recently, I was invited to the birthday party of a friend’s three-old girl, Olivia. I’m not a parent, so I wasn’t certain exactly what to expect, except that there would be a lot of noise and energy. There was a … Continue reading

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Magic and Music

  HamDog bluegrass band playing at Patisserie 46, 10/06/2012 I believe in magic, not the illusions of the magician or the spells of the conjurer, but the magic that suffuses the fabric of life. It is an everyday magic that, … Continue reading

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Baptism and Belonging

        Andrew’s Baptism at South Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Rothsay, MN This last weekend I had the pleasure of gathering with my wife’s family for the baptism of the latest member, Andrew. It was the first time that I … 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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Sunset, Olargues, France, 2003

My wife and I had the very good fortune to spend time in Olargues. Olargues is a commune, the most elementary level of government administration, similar to an incorporated village or town in the U.S. The commune is located in … Continue reading

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Traffic on the Place de la Concorde

I’ve been working on a post about the impact of the Japanese woodblock printers on artists in Paris around the turn of the 20th Century and how, even today, I still feel that creative energy. One artist in particular interests … 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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