Monday, August 19, 2013

The Bakken Museum

An experience worth having, the science museum was informative and interactive (no images of that part). But let's take a look at these:

entrance

Welcome

past and present

"Fire is the soul of all things" (Rosicrucian philosophy)

beautiful details

rooftop

rooftop full view

stained glass

windows, details, the sun

Chipmunk Alert! (great sign)

Florence Bakken Medicinal Garden

Bakken garden & serene fountain

Bakken house

lovely garden & perfect blue sky with clouds

peaceful

lush

relaxing place-perfection

pear tree (little pears)

Lake Calhoun (a difficult shot to capture due to all the passing cars aka one of the worst places to try and cross on foot)

Nice Ride Station


Monday, August 12, 2013

milling around

Some scenes from The Mill City Museum & Farmers Market.

Mill City Museum

The Guthrie, Mill City Farmers Market, Mill City Museum (the dichotomy between old and new)

railway tracks

tracks

old Mill

little stars


best thing ever

Monday, August 5, 2013

Stop and Smell the Roses

This makes me happy.

Lyndale Park Rose Garden (second oldest public rose garden in the USA)

roses

300 plants in 100 different varieties

Heffelfinger Fountain

sundial

1.5 acres

Turtle Fountain

Peace Rock Garden

bench

in progress

scalloped details


Without a doubt, picturesque.