Pictures from the journey.
When will we learn? My cities (St Paul and Minneapolis) are, literally, on fire.
“No justice, no peace.” We demand justice for the murder of George Floyd.
Curfews are in place. Peaceful protests continue. We walked through our neighborhood this afternoon. A very different place. The world has seen the images. Cities around the country are joining in protest.
Here is my home community:
In looking back at recent weekly photo challenges, I noted ‘cherry on top‘ and ‘details‘. This pic of Kenny has a ‘cherry’ (I love the light that floats high above his head) and the ‘details’ of the windows that open up to the ruins and sky; the rough stone, and the thoughtful pose of a young man considering his future…
Playing tourist in one’s hometown can be an inexpensive and rewarding junket. On a recent October day, I decided to do just that!
My first destination was the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Strolling through the garden, I checked out art I remembered and new installations of note. Perhaps most recognizable, and photographed, is Claes Oldenburg’s Spoon Bridge and Cherry. On this day I chose to photograph Spoonbridge from non-tourist angles!
My favorite piece, an elaborate canopy of steel, bronze and ceramic, suspended on cast stone pillars, is entitled Prophecy of the Ancients (Brower Hatcher). Standing beneath it, you are truly transported, from whatever angle you choose to view it.
Adjacent to the garden is Loring Park, easily reached by a walkers bridge that traverses Lyndale Avenue. This day the park…
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I met a friend for breakfast at Hazel’s Northeast in Minneapolis this morning.
I have been missing out!! Greeted by co-owner Andrew and waited on by the incomparable Lindsay, we enjoyed a luscious breakfast on a busy Friday. The biscuits and gravy was sublime; eggs over-easy… done to perfection.
Enjoy a few snap shots and a snippet from Hazel’s website:
Rooted in decades old recipes and tradition, Hazel’s Northeast serves American comfort food that is simply prepared, impeccably presented, and consistently delicious. To us, classic comfort food isn’t a trend or fad—it’s a legacy. And we’re happy to share our legacy with you at Hazel’s Northeast at the corner of Johnson Street and 29th Avenue in the Audubon Park neighborhood of Northeast Minneapolis.