In Memorium: Island Station Power Plant

Even as I write this, Island Station Power Plant, built in the 1920’s and the scene of my Fall photo-shoot and escapade, is being torn down. The city of St. Paul, its council deadlocked on preservation, ended up selling the plant to a developer. The grand dame on the river, home to all manner ofContinue reading “In Memorium: Island Station Power Plant”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

As many of you probably know, ‘food trucks’ are all the rage in many urban areas. When young friends, Nathan and Leah, celebrated their engagement last summer, their parents surprised them with a cupcake food truck! http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/weekly-photo-challenge-threes/

Good Neighbor Award #2: Brake Bread= YUM!

As you can see, there is a new enterprise in the neighborhood. Lovingly baked and delivered by bicycle, Brake Bread is the innovation of Micah Taylor and Nate Houge. The first batch arrived this afternoon. Want a peak at this new St. Paul biz? Here you go!  Brake Bread St Paul MN

Awesome Neighbor Award (& The Faucet)

My neighbor, Jim, has a small auto repair business that he runs out of his home garage. He is an amazing guy and, it seems, is always around to rescue me when things go wonky. Just a few examples: Last fall I dropped a huge window on my hand after the rope sash broke, crushingContinue reading “Awesome Neighbor Award (& The Faucet)”

Wordless Wednesday

  OK…a few words. This is my dear friend Halle (who has put me to work this week :)). She is a Community Organizer currently working for The Remembering with Dignity Project – with Advocating Change Together. This project is marking the numbered or unmarked graves of Minnesota’s state hospital cemeteries where former inmates, MinnesotaContinue reading “Wordless Wednesday”

My Black and White World

Photography And Lifestyle

John Wreford Photographer

Words and Pictures from the Middle East & Balkans

bushboys world

Photos of my world and other stuff I hope you will enjoy too. Photos taken with Canon PowershotSX70HS Photos can be purchased.

the !n(tro)verted yogi

nomadic, poetic, and sometimes ascetic

Wild Like the Flowers

Rhymes and Reasons

Blogging Einstein

Observations and revelations of Einstein and other esteemed thinkers.

Lluís Bussé

Barcelona's Multiverse | Art | Culture | Science

Deh Deh Deh Deh

Just me, chatting music and shit.