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Log Jam

Taken along the Platte River in mid-summer, this is a visual definition of a logjam. Heavy rains or rapid snow melt upriver washes fallen trees and other debris down stream.  Acting like strainers, bridge abutments collect the trees, sometimes blocking … Continue reading

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Log Rolling

Log rolling is a popular sport among lumberjacks, but what about pelicans?  It looks like these two are “on a roll”, so to speak.  The one on the right seems satisfied with its position, but the one on the left … Continue reading

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Lucy

Lucy, 12, died yesterday; she was a birthday present to my granddaughter from her parents when she turned four.   An Australian cattle dog, Lucy was rugged, very tough and built strong to withstand the hooves of stray cattle … but, … Continue reading

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Halloween – 2017

Halloween is right around the corner. The family Halloween party was a little different this year; i.e. held in two locations.  What was typical and expected about the party was the Des Moines group won the best-costume prize … AGAIN … Continue reading

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Riga’s New Town

Latvia’s capital city, Riga, lies on the banks of the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the Daugava River. From this vantage point, Riga looks like an ultra modern city.  This is a view of the new town, called “The … Continue reading

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