Monthly Archives: December 2011

You plant potatoes, you get potatoes

It’s no mystery to me why I find beauty in the industrial relics of southeast Minneapolis. I grew up on my dad’s photographs. A chemical engineer and a serious amateur photographer, he loved to shoot pictures of rusty valves, pipes … Continue reading

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Two photos: going wide, going deep

Two great panoramic photos that feature or include southeast Minneapolis are part of a current exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Wide-Eyed: Panoramic Photographs. The first was created by a contemporary photographer, Jonathon Wells, who is also a geologist. … Continue reading

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Who’s eating the local fruit?

It’s not quite winter, but we’re well into the Dark Season, a reference to the tough electromagnetic spot we find ourselves in every year because of our planet’s axial tilt. I also think of it as the Gray Season, no … Continue reading

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