Breezy Point, Minnesota.
In late April, we visited Breezy Point Resort for a conference. The resort is a is a popular place all summer, so even in the off-season, the center has customers who don’t mind it might not be “swimming in the lake” warm. Continue reading
Breezy Point, Minnesota.
Last weekend, my Civil Air Patrol role brought me to a resort in Northern Minnesota. The resort at Breezy Point has a history going back to the 1920’s when wealthy publisher Wilfred Hamilton (“Captain Billy”) Fawcett built a home and a lodge big enough to accommodate around 700 people. You can now rent the home, and bring all your friends. It’s nine bathrooms and 11 bedrooms can support a large family gathering easily. In an upcoming feature, I will share a gallery of high dynamic range (HDR) images captured at the resort. Continue reading
Does the sight of that 1960s era pickup bring back memories of the truck you used to drive? Maybe you listen to Satellite Radio to Y2Kountry for those classic country songs of a decade ago. This week, Jeff Golenski asks us to share images that bring out emotions of the past, memories of that location or event. You can read the entire challenge post here. Continue reading
Lake Itasca State Park, Minnesota.
On a still morning, the lake, large as it is, truly reflects the shoreline and the sky. Jen H., in her photo challenge to us asks us to think about reflections. Continue reading
A team of people working in harmony to thresh wheat.
The end of summer is traditionally marked by Labor Day weekend in the United States. Last year, for the first time, I attended WMSTR (The Western Minnesota Steam Thresher’s Reunion). As a reminder to people in our area looking for something to do this weekend for the holiday, I thought I would re-share some of the photos from last year’s reunion. Continue reading
Itasca State Park, Minnesota.
Summer is burgeoning the upper midwestern United States. Tired of the cold winters, residents of the area look forward to travelling to lakes country to enjoy the beauty of Minnesota’s legendary 10,000 lakes. Continue reading
Dead Lake, Minnesota.
This week, Ben Huberman asks us to share photos that “capture the rhythm and motion all around us.” You can view the entire challenge post here. One of the most challenging things about flying a float plane can be handling the aircraft for docking or beaching, as in this example during a fly-in a few years ago. Continue reading