Friday, November 1, 2013

Theme day: Heights

Stand on the river bluff at the Science Museum of Minnesota and you can look down on a road that winds out from under the bluffs toward the riverside thoroughfare in downtown St. Paul. See other theme day entries here.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Green Line Ghost

A biker pedals along an unopened Green Line light rail station in downtown St. Paul. When, oh when, will the trains start to carry passengers?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

I is for Imperial

The eagle is regal - majestic, dignified, imperial. When I was a kid, the eagle was endangered. Now I watch them regularly soar over the Mississippi within the city limits of St. Paul! A great success story. More ABC Wednesday entries here.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

ABC Wednesday: H is for headstones

Fort Snelling National Cemetery

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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Last chance

A beautiful Labor Day weekend beckons. Get out to a Minnesota lake. This one is Black Water up near Hackensack.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

ABC Wednesday: E is for Edibles

The alleyways in my neighborhood make good use of south-facing garage walls with baskets of hanging tomato plants. And, they're ripening up about now. More ABC Wednesday entries here.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Busy evening at the Martins

I was at a retreat recently at St John's University in Collegeville and ran across this very busy Purple Martin house on one of the lakes on campus.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Dwight Demaine, Dentist

A perfect 'D' post for today's ABC Wednesday. Not only is Dr. Demaine a dentist but he has turned this Art Deco building in south Minneapolis into his office. What a guy!

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Theme day: Street lamps

The railroad tracks run along the river below the bluff in downtown St. Paul where they are lit by these old-fashioned street lamps. Other Theme Days entries from the City Daily Photo project can be see here.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Another Beach Boy

Al Jardin enjoys the sound check at the Minnesota Zoo concert. Sputtering rain did little to dampen the crowd's enthusiasm.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

A Beach Boy in Apple Valley

Brian Wilson leads his Beach Boys bandmates to sweet music at the Minnesota Zoo.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Historic day at the State Capitol

Today the Minnesota Senate voted to allow same sex couples to marry following last week's lead of the House. Governor Dayton will sign the bill tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013


I think spring might just be coming...

Monday, April 1, 2013

Theme day: Pedestrians

Leaving the Easter Sunday service on a cold spring day

Friday, March 15, 2013

Student activism

Did the lazy rich march for the 99%?

Friday, March 8, 2013

No more bullying

A poignant message on a fence around a burial mound at Indian Mounds Park.