Two orange and black butterflies together over green grass

Mating Monarchs

Female will keep her eggs all winter… Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

On stage is a woman clogging, a man fiddling, a woman on bass, and a man on guitar, with a banner in the background for Minnehaha Falls "Laughing Waters" Bluegrass Festival

Pickin’ & Cloggin’

Pride of the Prairie at Laughing Waters Bluegrass Festival… Photo: David Skarjune

A small wooden bridge steps over a chain link fence in backyards

Not only Good Fences

A bridge does even more… Photo: Dave MacCallum

Three wild turkeys grazing on grass with a woman walking a dog in background

Turkey Strut

Thanksgiving on the mind… Photo: Brian Donahue

waitress walking forwards between cafe tables with diners, lights overhanging an outdoor patio area with wooden beams surrounding

Patio Dining

Relaxed dining on the Sonora Grill patio. Photo: David Skarjune

Tall rough dirt hill next to railroad cars under blue sky with thin clouds

Temp Ridge

Next to the new Hiawatha Trail Gap bike path. Photo: David Skarjune

Double bunch of ripe purple grapes with green vine and lease

Harvest Time

Harvesting the grapes before raccoons & birds… Photo: Brian Donahue

Red, white and blue Chicago Cubs pennant flag hanging on a bare wood picket fence


Transplants from a different metro area. Photo: Jane Strauss

nighttime street scene of a lit-up storefront with a large bright sign reading TOWN TALK DINER

Talk of the Town

This historic diner opened with 15 seats in 1946… Photo: Brian Donahue

receding tall cement arches

Under the Arches

Infinity of arches under the Ford Parkway Bridge. Photo: Dave MacCallum

Neon-lit diner at night with blurred car lights in foreground

Hi-Lo There

Fodero Dining Car spent 60 years in Gibsonia, PA… Photo: Brian Donahue

Neon signs in storefront door and windows reading OPEN, SUSHI, RAMEN

Balmy World

Inviting corner cafe on rainy day. Photo: David Skarjune

backs of heads with a small group at night watching a movie on a screen

Movie Night

Annual outdoor showing with The Dude at Du Nord… Photo: David Skarjune

a few people in line next to a chalkboard sandwich sign for Doughnuts and other items

In Line for Baked Goods

Saturday morning doughnut goodness at Midtown Farmers Market. Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

Red, black, and white butterfly atop yellow-orange flower

Tracking Monarchs

Monarch at Longfellow Gardens before migration to Mexico. Photo: Sue Romain

One young man in T-shirt and shorts runs with a frisbee ready to throw while three other players run to follow

Disc It

Fast running pickup game of Ultimate Frisbee… Photo: David Skarjune

several chickens in a wired coop with blooming hostas in the foreground

All Cooped Up

Backyard chickens. Photo: Dave MacCallum

a few adults play with a few youngsters, one on a small bicycle, in a paved lot with small ramps

Warm Night Out

Riding the ramps at One on One Bicycle Studio. Photo: Brian Donahue

Statue of girl with wheat shaft and statue of finial on crushed stone in front of a laundry line in a backyard

Still Life

…with statuary & laundry. Photo: David Skarjune

green garden of flowers & vines with tall sunflowers blooming, and white house in background

Lush Summer

My garden is still lush… Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

Yellow yard sign with pink and blue lettering reading LoLa art crawl, and with rosebushes and a house front door in background

LoLa Time

Lola Art Crawl signs everywhere… Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

Decorated wooden box of books on a wooden post next to a yellow bench with text reading Books fall open, You fall in.

Sit & Fall

Little Free Libraries are a treat around the neighborhood… Photo: Julie Smith

Several photographers facing sideways in a garden surrounded by a bridck-paved walkway

Proper Send Off

Photographing butterflies and birds before they migrate… Photo Credit: Robin Lietz

Painting on a green exterior wall of a building with a girl listening to an old victrola record player and a boy with headphones and reel-to-reel tape recorder

Listen to the Music

New mural at local studio by BrieAnna Lindquist. Photo: Dave MacCallum

Three white barrels painted with bees, trees, and flowers with the words BEE THE CHANGE against a red brick wall

Bee the Change

Rain barrels collect some thoughtful messaging. Photo: Brian Donahue

A group of small bright orange pumpkins next to flower pots of yellow, red, and magenta mums

Change of Season

Fall colors of Mother Earth. Photo: David Skarjune

fat black and yellow bumblebee with whitish wings crawling on the yellow stamen of a bright orange flower bloom

Autumn Nectar

Bumblebee getting nectar from Mexican sunflower. Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

patio scene of tall perennials with crimson and lavender heads

Cheery Backyard Plants

Fall flowering plants make the backyard cheerful… Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

loading door on building with a mural of two eyes in black and white

Inked Eyes

Mural face on garage door at 555 Studios… Photo: Robin Lietz