Art, photography

Too Much Time on His Hands

We stopped at a gas station halfway between Duluth and Minneapolis on the way home (see Tuesday for the Duluth story). After our pit stop, there was a car parked by the front door that caught my eye. As I took photos, the owner walked out with his drink and chips. I complimented him on […]

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Art, Nature, photography

Sacred Circle, Tree Rings and Eye

I am Minneapolis as the halfway point to my trip to Duluth for my uncle’s funeral tomorrow. After sitting all day riding the bus here I wanted to stretch my legs. I hiked upstairs in the building where my parents have their flat and saw this cool artwork. It is a collage piece that evokes […]

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Art, photography

Has this Sign Changed your Mind?

On a walk near Lake Monona over the weekend, I passed this sign. I took a photo, since I thought you might be curious to see it. I’m so curious about readers’ stance on specieism… Wasn’t completely sure on the definition, so I looked it up; Thinking that one species is more important than the […]

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Humor, photography

The Sign Opened Up my Mind

Two signs this week have sent me giggling for their incomplete messages. I guess the Geek Squad computer consultants have been so busy, they didn’t have time to paint… This sign is in quite a conservative part of town. Do they mean the world view or the insurance company…? Would you hire the “ek ad”? […]

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Nature, photography

Jack Frost is Painting our Windows

Winter is serious business this time of year. Today our temperatures were at -19C (-3F)! The north wind is blowing, continually ringing our outdoor bell. I hope our neighbors don’t need to use earplugs. Perhaps earmuffs will do the trick today. A snapshot of our 10 cm snow from yesterday: When I was growing up, […]

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Nature, photography, writing

6 Wisconsin Ways to Speak Snowly

Grainy, fluffy, icy, crunchy, wet, slushy. Each day a different texture of precipitation. New poem about after our snow day Thursday. Peaceful eyes snow falls from skies flakes scattered idyllic patterned window gazing poetry mazing shrieks of delight white mid-calf height snow day is here bundle in warm gear sled down a hill wee ones […]

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