Category Archive: Photography

Picture Postcard – Washington DC

All eyes will be on Washington DC for the next few weeks. I’ve traveled to the US Capitol several times to petition lawmakers on behalf of road safety legislation and funding, more specifically… Continue reading

Big Walls in Chicago

I started spotting some interesting murals while riding the El train from the airport going into downtown Chicago’s Loop.     The next day as we stopped for coffee, I glimpsed Chi Boy… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Austin Texas

Street art is a fleeting thing.  Mujer Fatale by Shepard Fairey has long-since disappeared from the wall outside Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. Piece by piece and shred by shred it departed so now… Continue reading

Calm Waters – WPC:H2O

For the  Weekly Photo Challenge subject of H2O I am once again spending time at Lake Calhoun / Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis. The leaves are changing colors. The boats are slowly disappearing… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Reykjavik Iceland

We came in search of the Northern Lights. The weather in Iceland had different ideas for us. Cloud cover and a wet snowfall meant that we explored Reykjavik’s neighborhoods finding delicious food, sharp… Continue reading

The Summer is Ending

I’ve been feeling very nostalgic as the summer winds down and we get ready to leave Minneapolis for parts unknown.     There is something about the sun setting on the lake that… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Anchorage Alaska

The winter nights get long in Alaska. Or so it seems by the entries in this public art display of Wild Salmon on Parade back in 2007. Having just finished a bike tour… Continue reading

The Quest for Knowledge

My quest for knowledge led me on a journey to the downtown St Paul Library.     Exploring each nook in this classic building brought new discoveries.       But it wasn’t… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Rocky Mountain National Park

“Seventy-four, seventy-five, seventy-six….” I passed these young hikers as they were counting their way up the Alpine Ridge Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park. Their goal was to reach the summit at 12,005… Continue reading

iPhriday – Twilight

For this week’s iPhriday I have simple sunset shots taken at the lake. Labor Day has always meant the end of summer to me. The state fair is over, school starts back up… Continue reading