Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Village Coal Tower Restaurant

It seems restaurants can be found in all kinds of abandoned and repurposed structures: factories, warehouses, rail stations and even coal towers.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Free manure

No, this was not shot in Washington DC. The concept of "free" is complicated in the nations capital, but we know there is plenty of manure.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Flowering red clover

Getting down to look at common things can be very rewarding, especially in clear morning light.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

More guns?

Another shooting, another brief conversation of common-sense gun control, which always results in a rush for... more guns!

I thought it ironic that it was reported that yesterdays hearing on gun control was canceled, until I read the CNN article that revealed the discussion was to support relaxing controls to make it easier for gun owners to own silencers, transport guns across state lines and ease restrictions on armor-piercing bullets.

Yet the majority of Americans believe gun controls should be more strict or at least stay the same according to data provided by the Gallup organization.

Why is the gun lobby so effective? Why does the minority of gun owners have so much influence?

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Back to the canal

Before I retired I walked the canal path almost every day. And my previous place of employment was also near the canal, although a different section. Yesterday I was in the area and had some time to again try another path along the canal. It is a great place to walk and a terrific resource.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


Three daisies, with lots more on the horizon.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Wimpy Kid

No, I did not see Wimpy Kid, or The Baby Boss or Captain Underpants. Fortunately the modern cineplex offers lots of screens and lots of choice.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Rush hour

One part of the day that I do not miss.