Breezy Point – A Whiz Bang Place to Stay

Breezy Point, Minnesota.

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared a couple of Cellpic Sunday images I grabbed during a short stay at Breezy Point Resort in northern Minnesota. As I was there to attend a conference, I didn’t have a lot of time to take photos, but I did head out in the evening for a short walk, and then rose early hoping for a high quality sunrise. Continue reading


Cellpic Sunday – 7 May 2017

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

Weekly Photo Challenge – Nostalgia

A steam tractor getting its fill of water.


Rollag, Minnesota.

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

Itasca 2015 – Fall Color Trip

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Lake Itasca State Park Minnesota

It appears my lot in life is to arrive one week before peak colors on my fall color tours. This year I had no choice but to pick the week to head into the woods. As this post is being published, we are on our way south to our winter home, a bit earlier than usual because we are doing some extra traveling in October. Continue reading