Category Archives: Milwaukee

A Reminder: Count Your Blessings

Every time I drive past this burnt-out house, it serves as a stark reminder that bad things can happen to any of us at any time. It’s too easy to focus on what’s not going right in my life. Seeing … Continue reading

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The “Kicker”

I couldn’t think of a good title for this post (“Cement and Metal”???) until I circled back to the one detail that had caught my eye in the first place and made this a photo worth snapping. Because I’m teaching … Continue reading

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Man at Work (front entrance on a rainy day)

Came across this photo of the Grohmann Museum’s entrance (taken from just inside the front door on a rainy day) as I was going through my phone to find good pictures for a slideshow I’m putting together of the new … Continue reading

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Grohmann Museum, atrium and elevator shaft

Not a lot to say about this picture except that I liked all the parallel lines running at different angles. I’m a real sucker for parallel lines πŸ˜„

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Under Construction: Milwaukee Streetcar Rails from MSOE’s “Bridge”

The orange barrels looked so striking in the evening sunlight as I walked across the “Bridge” between the Science and Library buildings (yes, they do have more official names; see the campus map here πŸ™‚ ) that I had to … Continue reading

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Fun with light and shadow

Just some random photos of light/shadow that caught my eye today. First this one, of a parking garage, that I saw on my way back from a mid-morning Starbucks run. Then this one (actually two slightly different photos in quick … Continue reading

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Sign of Spring

Workers hosed out the remaining ice yesterday, and today the rink at Milwaukee’s Red Arrow Park looks like its summer self. It still feels like winter, even if sunny and mid-March mild, but here is a hint of warmer days … Continue reading

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