Posts

Land Shark

Land Shark

The mighty Land Shark of Hot Sam’s looms over Interstate 35 keeping a watchful eye on the morning commuters. I wonder what stories this beast has, was it from a carnival? Who starts their day saying ‘I’m making a shark that fits on a trailer today!’?

Remebering Don

Remebering Don

I went to the Como Zoo & Conservatory with my Cousin Jenny to see the animals. I tend to forget that we have a zoo right here in the big city. This statue of a gorilla named Don, who was a guess a bit of a star back in the day. Now he sits immortalized outside the primate building giving a side-long glace at the patrons as they shuffle past. Something about a bronze gorilla in the snow…

Colorful Street

Colorful Street

The city of Minneapolis has added ‘green’ bike lanes and by green, I mean they painted the whole lane green. Very strange. Not a color you usually see on a street. Reminds me of the movie ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ where Audrey dreams of a house with a painted green concrete lawn. Oh yes, have you ever noticed that when the city opens a manhole, they never put it back so it lines up with how it was painted?