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by Roanoker
Sun May 19, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 7
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 7

We’re still in the Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park. Bite me. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40919442003_aa9bee4d37_c.jpg A little something for everybody. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40919441953_1c0f12b737_c.jpg My son’s room. (Not really.) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...
by Roanoker
Tue May 07, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 7
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 7

This is the last day of the trip, 8/13/15. We visited Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park in Nebraska. My son understood what we saw way more than I did. We’ll start with a sign. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47740639222_9d3e7dbb34_c.jpg You’d think that said it all. But here’s another. ...
by Roanoker
Sat May 04, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 7
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 7

The front petals are a bit overexposed, but the center doodad is relatively acceptable. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33896185938_3cc6044610_c.jpg Photographers are supposed to avoid sun artifacts, but I’m not really a photographer, and I like them. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46984098...
by Roanoker
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 7
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Minnesota 2015 Part 7

I don’t know the couple on the rock, but they provide a nice focal point. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47708922351_dc761e6f95_c.jpg Which do you prefer? A purple flower or a yellow butterfly? Maybe both. The colors are on opposite sides of the color wheel. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...
by Roanoker
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

I created this image with the wrong aspect ratio. I don't know how to edit it out, so I'll just post the correction here.
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Sorry about that.
by Roanoker
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

Reminds me of the 1958 movie, “The Blob" starring Steve McQueen in his first film role and Aneta Corseaut, who later starred as Opie’s teacher and Andy's girlfriend. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47597966052_282f5a17d8_c.jpg It’s a river, but it looks like a peaceful lake here. https://live.st...
by Roanoker
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

Floating down the river sounds like a good idea. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46702977505_7cb8d458a9_c.jpg My son patiently waits for me to take several pictures of him atop the tall rock. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47565577172_ce10129a9b_c.jpg Closer. (With a zoom lens, not actually...
by Roanoker
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

If you try hard enough, you will bloom, even in rocky places. https://live.staticflickr.com/7874/33691614338_7c9286bfb9_c.jpg Appears to be hewn. But it’s not. https://live.staticflickr.com/7872/46652975755_4bd62ba6f5_c.jpg Massive block. Rocky block. https://live.staticflickr.com/7866/46652975315_4...
by Roanoker
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

Almost a feeding trough for hummingbirds. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7808/33619061758_08b147b149_c.jpg I guess we’ll walk that way. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7913/46580437855_31ee20d875_c.jpg Good place to walk if you like trees. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/46580438095_6e8c7cd04f_c....
by Roanoker
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Kansas City Photos
Topic: Postcards From the Edge of Time
Replies: 494
Views: 95360

Re: Postcards From the Edge of Time

I remember riding the bus with my mother many years ago to shop at Emery Bird Thayer, as well as Kline's, Macy's, Jone's, and Peck's. Every floor was a separate, big department, including furniture. Of course, I preferred the toy department.
by Roanoker
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

About the last group of pictures… Actually, only one picture… If you don’t know how to spell a word, you DON’T put it at the top of a picture in giant, red letters! My son pointed out that I had misspelled Sioux falls. Sorry about that. Anyway, let’s hope I can do better this time. We are still driv...
by Roanoker
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

Mr. Bee, doing his thing. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7848/40398857743_0964747352_c.jpg I guess I took some liberties with these flowers. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7816/46641106824_ab7c8d41b6_c.jpg These are fine, just as they are. Maybe it is a barber shop just for flowers. https://farm8.st...
by Roanoker
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 6

You can almost make up your own scenes in this red rock. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7859/33437908628_a4d43fc8de_c.jpg This rock likes to break off as if it had been cut. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7897/46590348914_298d228a0f_c.jpg There’s the café where we ate lunch. https://farm8.staticflic...
by Roanoker
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 6
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Minnesota 2015 Part 6

Water everywhere. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7854/33406656128_a2dcbaa533_c.jpg Dark splashes. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7843/46559124054_71937cf8ce_c.jpg You can almost hear it. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7889/33406655768_c8f4b62aa3_c.jpg Calmer side. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7902...
by Roanoker
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 5
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 5

This is the cafe in the Sioux Falls Park where we ate lunch. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7885/46448629854_d1a230d7e7_c.jpg Some of the falls. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7882/46258060665_d50d934015_c.jpg Bridges provide ample viewing areas. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7898/46448629724_a6aa301e...
by Roanoker
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 5
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 5

What would people sitting on the bleachers see? https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7828/46184488915_39634cb94b_c.jpg Inside the fence. No show. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7841/46184488175_1e06337269_c.jpg Now for something different... https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7846/46374531524_7590fee956_c.jpg Ba...
by Roanoker
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 5
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 5

On the horizon, we see the remains of a mill that burned down years ago. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7846/47025065972_7c9a6990d4_c.jpg The rocks are just there. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7853/46163767335_87a5beecf5_c.jpg My son has a good vantage point. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7880/47025...
by Roanoker
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 5
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 5

What a nice retaining wall. And it’s all natural. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4892/46020023555_1a6c3420aa_c.jpg Not quite ready for the Alps. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7904/46209451164_0ca7e688f2_c.jpg Rocks and water. That about sums it up. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7847/46209451084_4fb98...
by Roanoker
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 5
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 5

Built-in chairs. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7820/39901788743_13aa37b5c2_c.jpg Sometimes it pays to just look up. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7913/46814462792_4b79b1851a_c.jpg Take two steps and the view changes. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7900/46814463102_0bd92dd5a8_c.jpg Some people take th...
by Roanoker
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Minnesota 2015 Part 5
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: Minnesota 2015 Part 5

Sometimes it’s good to step back and get a shot of the surroundings. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4856/46057883184_fbe174a643_c.jpg It appears that we are visiting a place with a lot of rocks. https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7892/39817503373_f05e4121bb_c.jpg We could have had a picnic here, but we di...