Monthly Archives: September 2009

Fact or Fiction?

The valley on the old farmstead… While I was visiting the old farmstead I related a story my Dad had told me that the “James Gang” camped here, either on their journey to, or from, Northfield, MN. The owner said, … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction?

The valley on the old farmstead… While I was visiting the old farmstead I related a story my Dad had told me that the “James Gang” camped here, either on their journey to, or from, Northfield, MN. The owner said, … Continue reading

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Where I grew Up: Then and Now

I grew up on this farm until I was 10 years old (1961). This picture is from 1946. I recently had the opportunity to meet the current owner of the farmstead and she invited me back to visit the old … Continue reading

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Where I grew Up: Then and Now

I grew up on this farm until I was 10 years old (1961). This picture is from 1946. I recently had the opportunity to meet the current owner of the farmstead and she invited me back to visit the old … Continue reading

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Another Wasp

Wasp on a flower… Same wasp – a bit closer.(Click on the photograph to view a larger image).

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Another Wasp

Wasp on a flower… Same wasp – a bit closer.(Click on the photograph to view a larger image).

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Carded

I was speechless and flabbergasted last night. I was at Target and had to by some canned air to dust off my keyboards and screens. Upon check-out the girl asks, “May I see your ID Please?” “My ID?,” I ask, … Continue reading

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Did you Hear the One About the Cat?

We visited my mother in the nursing home yesterday. These 2 birds seemed to be deep in conversation – at least the one on the right…(Click on the photo to view a larger imge).

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Did you Hear the One About the Cat?

We visited my mother in the nursing home yesterday. These 2 birds seemed to be deep in conversation – at least the one on the right…(Click on the photo to view a larger imge).

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Spreader

Stopped on our way back from Des Moines yesterday and took some photographs. We’ve been driving by a place for years which has some old farm equipment and yesterday it just seemed the right time to stop.(Click on the photograph … Continue reading

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