St. Petersburg - 2017 In my sheltered part of the world, mid-west America, I would be hard pressed to find a scene like this. A "care giver" smoking. Ughh, well, at least he's outside. Twenty-eight states have comprehensive "No Smoking" laws, which prohibit smoking in all government buildings, private workplaces, schools, health care, bars and … Continue reading Care Giver
Baptist Church, 1827 This photo was taken in Cades Cove of Smoky Mountains NP. The church was built by the congregation of the Primitive Baptist Church in 1827. A building's foundation is the most critical element of its structural integrity, and ultimately its longevity. To prevent heaving of the soil during a hard freeze, the … Continue reading Foundation?
Brady, NE My favorite childhood memories include visiting my cousins that lived on Jeffrey Lake, 5 miles south of Brady, NE. Especially in the summer, when we could swim three times a day (60 minutes after each meal), play baseball and explore the County's junk yard. What made this all possible was my uncle, who … Continue reading Favorite Memory
Grimy window glass and poor light makes this classic photo look like it was taken in the 50's, especially with the outfit and hairdo of the little girl. Gorillas and monkeys seem to be a big hit with all ages. The zoo provides countless photo opportunities of both animals and people. Shooting conditions are challenging, … Continue reading Stare Down
Loomis, NE (pop. 382), located in south central Nebraska, about ten miles northwest of Holdrege in Phelps County, doesn't look like much from state highway 23. Main street isn't much to look at either, but the town seems to be prospering. I made a point to stop in Loomis, because a friend of mine always … Continue reading Loomis, NE