Tag Archive: Photography

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

Picture Postcard – Mesa Verde National Park

Ancestral Puebloan people occupied this area of southwest Colorado for over 700 years leaving behind amazing buildings and more questions than answers. Mesa Verde National Park protects the archaeological treasures and presents them… Continue reading

iPhriday & Weekly Photo Challenge: Water’s Edge

For this week’s iPhriday I am using the Weekly Photo Challenge subject of Edge. Riding my bike along the water’s edge in Chicago I came across Destino (2003) by Mark di Suvero, one… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Chicago Illinois Mirrored

Whether you call it Cloud Gate or it’s nickname, The Bean, this sculpture in Millennium Park reflects international tourists and locals snapping selfies in the polished surface. Jazz Fest and the Labor Day… Continue reading

iPhriday & Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

For this week’s iPhriday I am using the Weekly Photo Challenge subject of mirror. While perusing some of the other WPC posts I came across one featuring Lake Calhoun / Bde Maka Ska… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Creating a Story Map

Wall maps with pushpins are a visual way to tell a story – where are you from? where have you been? where do you want to go? I’ve been playing around with a… Continue reading

iPhriday & Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers

For this week’s iPhriday I am using Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge subject of feathers. A local indigenous dance troupe has gorgeous feathers as part of their traditional dress.     Thanks to graydaysandcoffee… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Great Sand Dunes National Park

At the edge of the San Luis Valley in Colorado is an amazing phenomenon. Sand dunes rising from the valley floor. Great Sand Dunes National Park doesn’t seem all that compelling until you… Continue reading