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The Snow that Cancelled Christmas

December 11, 2012 - The Zumach family was to celebrate Christmas on December 9, meeting at a steakhouse in Mason City, Iowa. However, a snow...
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The End of Fall

October 17, 2012 - Fall, with its colors, is beautiful. The end of fall, with fewer leaves and less color, is subtly beautiful. I've tried...
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Shooting in the Dark

September 18, 2012 - You gotta' love those digital cameras and lenses that can shoot in the dark. Well, actually, they all can. It's just th...
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The Dilemma of Catching Heck

April 16, 2012 - Sometimes taking photos involves catching heck. I could avoid it... but usually don't. Heck in this case is relatively...
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Smelling the Roses ... Vertically

April 07, 2012 - We're told to stop and smell the roses. To slow down. To take pleasure. To see. Can you do that vertically? Look up. Lo...
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Following the Dam Water - Spring, Take 4

April 04, 2012 - It's Mississippi River water - starting just above the Ford Dam, Minneapolis/St Paul - that I'm following. I'm capturing...
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The Excitement of Quarry Island

April 03, 2012 - I've discovered an island - Quarry Island. That's exciting! A semi-wild space in the middle of the city, a place I've no...
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Capturing Spring - Take 2

March 30, 2012 - These photos are another try at capturing the budding of spring. The images are... 1) Ft Snelling State Park, Pike Isla...
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Each Spring I'm Afraid

March 28, 2012 - Spring is here again, and I'm afraid. Each spring I'm afraid. But, you know, it's not just spring. I'm afraid at the st...
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Reaching the Tipping Point

March 25, 2012 - The tipping point is "the moment of critical mass." In simple words, the tipping point is when something gets so "heavy...
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Industrial Art?

March 16, 2012 - Lots of things in cities aren't pretty... but they're functional. Construction equipment and power poles, for example....
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Trees before the Leaves

March 16, 2012 - Soon trees will have leaves. Many people think trees are prettier this way. In Minnesota we have pretty leaves for half...
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The Runner to Annie's Parlour

March 14, 2012 - A recent scientific study found that photos with people in them are more "interesting" than those without. I want my pho...
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A Dusky Night with a Question

March 13, 2012 - On my bicycle, I passed the Dairy Queen (and stopped), cruised through downtown Minneapolis, angled across the Stone Arc...
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Original Clear-cut Loggers

March 13, 2012 - There's the old saying: you can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy. Well, so...
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Up and Down the River

March 13, 2012 - Turn this way to look up the Mississippi. Turn that way to look down the Mississippi. And that's what I did. I took pai...
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Just One Sunset

March 08, 2012 - There are so many pretty sunsets. Here's one... taken from the Raspberry Island Bridge by downtown St Paul.
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Shooting in the Dark

February 24, 2012 - Dusk is a favorite time of day for me. As daylight fades and city lights come on, there is sort of a magical feeling. I...
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