May 13, 2011Santa Fe, Travel

Santa Fe, New Mexico I’m staying with my friend, Peter, who raises bees. He’s got three hives at his house and another two on a farm outside of Santa Fe. Today I tried really hard to screw up the courage to take up close photos of the bees going about their business. This would have … Read More

The roses are blooming and it’s snowing up north.

May 11, 2011Santa Fe, Travel

New Mexico So let’s just recap here: I left a cool Minneapolis for a warm but windy Albuquerque, which turned overcast and cool the day I arrived. Meanwhile it was 90 degrees (that’s 32 C) and humid in Minneapolis. Arrived in Santa Fe last night, and woke up to snow flurries. Somewhere in the middle … Read More

There is snow in this picture.

May 6, 2011Minneapolis, minnesota, Travel

5th Avenue SE, Minneapolis We checked out a Nice Ride bike for me and rode around to openings all night. It was a warm and sunny day—which is why, when the massive snow pile outside of the Soap Factory was pointed out to me, I was incredulous. That’s it, there in the middle, covered in … Read More

Nicollet Island in the spring.

May 6, 2010Minneapolis, minnesota, USA

Nicollet Island. Minneapolis, Minnesota. I can’t catch a break with the weather in any of my recent locations. Unfortunately, Minneapolis has been no exception; it is gray, cold and rainy here. Today I went to visit one of my favorite places, Nicollet Island, but I didn’t take any photos because of the steely light and … Read More