From Coral to Chrysalis – The Sertoma Butterfly Garden and Marine Cove

Blue Morpho with wings on the downsweep

Flowers and flutterbys and fish, what could be finer? Jerry and I were in Sioux Falls, South Dakota recently. (House hunting – we’re considering moving to the Mount Rushmore State. Getting tired of paying Minnesota state income taxes, and I am starting to crave an area where I can photograph …

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The Past Should Be Forever

Prehistoric Indian Village is nestled between trees growing tall on a bluff above what is now Lake Mitchell.  Before the dam was built, Firesteel Creek fed the area.  It’s not difficult to find, if you pay attention to the signs leading you there (I didn’t).  Jerry and I eventually found our way, but …

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Sweet Dream


Dreams are strange constructs of the human mind.  They can impel us to the peak of happiness and satisfaction or they can crush us into the abyss of despair.  The difference lies in what we’re willing to do to achieve our dreams:  How hard we’re willing to work; how long we’re willing …

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