Friday, January 04, 2019

A Sojourner in Life

I took this photo several weeks ago before Minnesota winter weather arrived. I love it because both he and I share the need for a walking stick as we traverse the terrain. I find that the staff's length offers greater stability over unsafe or rugged ground.  Which reminds me, I haven't
 been on a good hike for a long time.  Time to get moving if I want to  become a sojourner in life!

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Red tailed Hawk; Favorite Photo of Previous Year, 2018

I saw this beauty looking like a statue on a neighbor's fence post.  Investigating by leaping out of my car to photograph the bird, it allowed me to get within 5 feet as it watched while I slowly advanced, snapping photos. I was thrilled to make its acquaintance!

Monday, December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

Ring out the old, Ring in the new !!

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

X-mas Fantasy

This car stopped me in my tracks; I love the bright yellow color.  To me it is far more eye-appealing than my conservative, gray SUV, and I would love to tool around town in it. My fantasy is to get it as a Christmas gift.  Fat chance since my husband is far more conservative than I!! I used "Xmas" because it is the alphabet letter for this week for ABC Wednesday, and since I haven't been to that site recently,  I can use the photo for both X and Y (next week). Back to the car: I have been told that as one ages, conservatism takes over.  Wrong in my case because my approach to life has been even more liberal than before!! Don't you think I would love this car?!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A Christmas Bovine!

Some people get Christmas bonuses, our neighborhood gets a Friendly Neighborhood Cow, all dressed for the holidays.  The children in the neighborhood watch for its attire whenever there is a holiday.  Amuses the adults, too!
If you'd like to see her celebrate the 4th of July, click here.

Monday, December 17, 2018

A Mural/Poster

When driving in unfamiliar areas, many new and interesting sights can be seen.  I visited a friend in Minneapolis recently and noticed this unusual old, faded and a bit tattered poster on a wall of a building on 38th and Cedar. The image is quite arresting given our climate change debate plus the large Native American population that lives in Minneapolis. One can view this photo in many different ways, and I speculate that we could have a great conversation about the possibilities of interpretation.
Linking to Monday Murals

Monday, December 10, 2018

A Mural/Billboard

Although it appears to be  a billboard, it is attached to the side wall of a local business and gives the "feeling" of a mural. Much better than appearing on the roof of business establishments, don't you think?  It certainly is appropriate for the season. Happy Holidays, Scrooge!

Linking to Monday Mural

Saturday, December 08, 2018


Granddaughter napping with Uncle's dog, Lexi

Our house must be pretty boring since  sleeping seems to be the preferred activity!!

Friday, December 07, 2018

The Season Has Begun

While driving to Trader Joe's yesterday, on Edgcumbe Road near the corner of Eleanor I saw this
 créche in a front yard of a home. On one errand, I found I could feed both my body and soul during this holiday season.

Monday, December 03, 2018

Who's the Artist?

This photo represents just a small portion of a very large wall mural in the Pajarito, a restaurant in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is an obvious nod to el dia de los muertos since it is billed as a Mexican restaurant, so that would make sense as an image for Day of the Dead. Intrigued I asked two of the employees for the name of the artist, but neither of them was able to provide me with the information. I guess I'll just have to return to do some more research and eat a bit more of their delicious food.

Linked to Monday Mural