Many of the most popular bands from the 80’s have stuck around for the paycheck and we can see them at county fairs and summer revival shows. You know the bands. The ones that haven’t released anything new in 15 years but still seem to play 250 dates a year. …

This weekend was the Minnesota Street Rod Association’s 37th Annual Back to the 50’s Auto Show at State Fairgrounds in Roseville. This year over 11,700 classic and collectible automobiles were registered and displayed for the over 130,000 visitors. Not being a real gear head, I love the show for the …

With my plans for Thursday night changing, I decided to see if I could capture lightning in a photo. While I was shutout, I learned quite a bit including how to protect the gear. In this case, I rolled north and set up ahead of a front hoping to capture …

For the past 3 years, I tinkered around with my fine Olympus E-510 camera. She accompanied me on visits to Lambeau Field, Clam Bakes, family functions and Republican conventions. We visited flower gardens, parks, metal concerts and even attended the birth of my grandchildren. She was loyal, reliable and at …

Yup, that’s what I heard at the graduation from preschool of 2 of my grandkids, Kendall and Dylan. The high school graduations for my grandchildren will begin in 2021 with eldest, Konner and culminate in June of 2027 with the graduation of Landon. Huh? Say that again please. Remember how …

Finally spring has sprung in Minnesota. I was due to stop and smell the flowers again. Yesterday, I spent a few hours in Minneapolis at Minnihaha Falls Park. It’s definitely one of the more recognizable landmarks of the Twin Cities. I’ve been working at actually learning how to take photos and there is …

I’m feeling really stressed and upset by some things that have happen in the last few days. A very close friend’s daughter, who has been like my own for years, was abused by her live in boyfriend and father of her child on Sunday. The details were relayed to me …

On Saturday, I attended the first game in the new home to the Minnesota Twins, Target Field. The “dry run” featured the Minnesota Gophers playing Louisiana Tech. After playing in the dreadful Metrodome for too many years, the return to outside baseball is being warmly welcomed by the team and …

My life experiences have opened my mind to numerous left of center ideas. Conversations with terminally ill people can give you an enlightened perspective. The peace that some attain when the end of their physical life is near is both awe inspiring and comforting. Maybe it’s that the majority of …