Monthly Archives: June 2010

Endless Train

Found while driving somewhere in the Minneapolis suburbs…  don’t remember where…

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Something Completely Different

Here’s a squirrel I encountered on a forest path in Celebration, Florida:

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Which do you like better

Here’s 2 similar shots taken while we were taking a rest in the park.  Which do you prefer? or I think the composition of the B&W shot is better, but the colors of the Holga shot are much more fun. … Continue reading

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Expo ’67

When we decided to go to Montréal, one of the first things I really got excited about was the prospect of seeing what was left of Expo ’67.  For those unaware, Expo ’67 was the 1967 World’s Fair, held in … Continue reading

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Snake in Chinatown

Chinatown, Montréal Also see the Natura Classica version here. One of our favorite landmarks for Navigating the city on our trip, the snake in Chinatown is a great example about how street art can transform a nondescript building into something … Continue reading

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Murals

Montréal has many side streets that are covered with graffiti and street murals.  I hate to refer to these as “graffiti” since they’re clearly commissioned by building owners and the artists are highly skilled with their spray paint.  If you … Continue reading

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Waiting for le Métro

Waiting for le Métro One of the perks of visiting other cities is that you get to ride public transportation.  True, sometimes they’re dirty or crowded– but to be completely free of my car for a week is really liberating.  … Continue reading

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le Jardin Botanique

Waterlilies in the Jardin Botanique, Montréal Like most large cities, Montreal has several sprawling green spaces.  The Jardin Botanique (Botanical Gardens) are the most manicured park in town, right next to the old Olympic Park. Walking through the gardens took … Continue reading

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Back in Minnesota

Its Wednesday, and I’ve just returned with C from a fantastic trip.  Its been a few years since we took a proper vacation, and this one did not disappoint.  We went to Montreal, Quebec, Canada and spent a week in … Continue reading

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Hardware

hardware, 2010 Fuji Natura Classica Om Lyndale Avenue, there’s this old hardware store.  Well, it hasn’t been a hardware store for many, many years, but the hand-painted signage remains.  The thing is, these days its become a canvas for local … Continue reading

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