Category Archives: Mid-West

Fall is among us

This season in the Americas North is my favorite time of the year. The weather can be sunny, mild, windy, cold, rainy or snowy. Overall the lower temperatures makes for a trip outside more pleasant. Here is a closer look … Continue reading

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Photos with the nifty fifty

Venturing outside on this muggy humid weather in the upper 80’s and even 90’s, I took a quick walk with my Nikon DSLR and 50mm lens F/1.4. The heat brought me back inside faster than I wanted. You can never … Continue reading

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Views from the car seat: buckle up!

Just hang on

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Me and my shadow: Where is Isle Royale?

What a beautiful place to vacation, I never heard of this USA 🇺🇸 National Park until I went there! Look for Moose, Wolves and Eagles along with sunken ships around the Harbour. We had a lady diver give a presentation … Continue reading

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A Walk down Michigan Avenue: Chicago

Virtually staring at my past travels along the metro 🚇 train to my old stomping ground in Chicago. Pictures taken in December of 2019, taken by (c) Martina using a Fujifilm X-T3 Hoping to return soon. A look down the … Continue reading

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The Heart ❤️ of the Matter

Viewing my own town’s downtown streets, you see what remains in front of you with your eyes. You feel like you are living in a different world, a different country. The boundaries are open, our hearts are crossed for a … Continue reading

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Going Nowhere…A trip to Yellowstone- part I

When the road ahead looks like it never ends you literally can’t see pavement. This 40 plus hour road trip out West to Yellowstone offered diverse landscape and many roads leading to nowhere, or so it seemed. Driving on I-90 … Continue reading

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Historic Ice Age Trail (Part 2)

A few posts ago, I wrote about the Historic Ice Age Trail I walked on in Wisconsin. Apparently after that post, there were a few discoveries I decided to share. While the start of the journey seemed so barren, there … Continue reading

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