Don’t Squat On Me

Throughout the Twin Cities, and especially in Minneapolis and Saint Paul which have the highest number of vacant homes, it is bound to happen that uninvited guests might take it upon themselves to utilize your vacant property. Those less fortunate souls, either out of a job or out of a home, decide it is ok

Mommy and her Ducklings

Today the Mallard female in our neighborhood pond brought out her babies, all twelve of them. Out of 135 shots I took of them this afternoon, I got about six shots that were actually good. No one said photography is easy. In Minnesota, we see all kinds of ducks in the spring, but I see

Dude, Where’s My Tree?

Taking Out the Curb Appeal Hurts Neighborhoods A few weeks ago the city of Farmington surprised residents by taking out around 66 mature trees along city boulevards as a result of their restoration project to the city sewer system. Many of the trees were forty to sixty years old and had formed the story book canopy that

Lakewood Cemetery

If you want to check out a beautiful cemetery, then visit the Lakewood Cemetery between Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. It also has a lot of famous people buried there that helped put the Twin Cities on the map.