Archives For Photo Saturday

Peoria…

March 28, 2015

Peoria Skyline

Peoria Illinois is a small city in the Midwest where I spent a long weekend a few Decembers ago. They have a December event called “The Festival of Lights”. It is well worth the visit.

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What’s Old Is New….

March 21, 2015

Cleaning up Politics - Wilson

I see in the headlines that a New Jersey Senator is in trouble for passing out favors to his rich friends. The photo above was taken at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library a few years ago. President Wilson started out his political career as governor of NJ. It is obvious from this shot that they had similar problems one-hundred years ago.

Corn….

March 14, 2015

Des Moines State Capital  Pic of Corn

Iowa is pretty much known as corn to many of us so I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised to see this very large picture of corn in the State House in Des Moines.  I am not making fun of Iowa as my home state of Indiana is known for much the same thing.  In fact Iowa is one of my favorite states and Mount Vernon Iowa is the most picturesque town I have ever visited.

Downtown Milwaukee..

March 7, 2015

Milwaukee

 

Downtown Milwaukee is an interesting place to take a stroll. The small sculptures above were found on one of the many mini-bridges in the city. Click on the picture to see a larger more readable version of the plaque.  Only in Midwestern America would you stop construction of a bridge to wait for a duck to hatch her young…

Barns..

February 28, 2015

Corydon Barn 2

Corydon IN – Barn

One of my primary hobbies is to take pictures of all the old barns I run across during my travels. This one will probably not be standing much longer and that part of our heritage will disappear.

Boxes…

February 21, 2015

Pleasant Hill 2011-1

I have a separate category in my photo library for boxes, signs, and such. A box can tell you much about our history. Here is one of my favorite box pics. Shaker seeds were thought to be the best of the best in their day.