Cellpic Sunday – 5 November 2017

Fargo, North Dakota.

Last night, I was scanning my presets in the car while on our way to dinner. I happened to notice on my XM Radio a photo of someone who looked pretty familiar. Now I don’t listen to bluegrass music much but there on the Bluegrass Junction channel was Bill Clifton. Huh? SiriusXM publishes small images of the artists to display on the radio screen.  Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Peek

Moorhead, Minnesota.

This week, Michelle Weber asks us to “share a peek of something – a photo that reveals just enough of your subject to to get us interested.” You can read her entire challenge post here. This wood carving of a monk is one of many carvings that are located in an edifice that  will be featured in next week’s Travel Tuesday post here at Journeys with Johnbo. Continue reading

Hjemkomst – The Culmination of a Dream

Moorhead, Minnesota.

Travelers who visit downtown Fargo, North Dakota or her sister city across the Red River at Moorhead, Minnesota will likely notice what looks to be an oversize white plastic sheet draped across two poles not unlike a blanket tent I might have made in my childhood. If you drive toward the structure, you will end up in a parking lot in front of the building shown in the image above. This is the Hjemkomst Center built to honor a man with a dream and a vision. Below that large white canopy, the centerpiece on display features the accomplishment of that vision. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 29 October 2017

West Fargo, North Dakota.

On a shopping trip to Costco last Sunday afternoon, we were just finishing up when Lynn ran into an old friend. We were chatting with her when we heard a loud bird whistle. Lynn’s friend looked up and marveled that someone would let a bird into the store. I said, “What???!!!” Continue reading

OK County 66 – Route 66 in a Nutshell

Arcadia, Oklahoma.

Do you like all things Route 66 but don’t have time to travel the entire Mother Road? There is but one place to go, then. OK County 66, just out of Oklahoma City near the little town of Arcadia, Oklahoma.  John Hargrave apparently needed something to do after he retired, so he bought some land adjacent to Route 66 and built a roadside attraction.  Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 22 October 2017

Buckeye, Arizona.

The desert is calling and it’s not a wrong number! Lynn and I are getting ready to head south. We’ve already processed our mail forwarding order and are setting up appointments for things that need to be done the first week we are back in Arizona. Continue reading