Midwest Cargo Cult
The Lowry Bridge arrogantly squats over the mighty river, proud and confident in its display. It looks at the distant fireworks and thinks: “Hrumph”.

The Lowry Bridge arrogantly squats over the mighty river, proud and confident in its display. It looks at the distant fireworks and thinks: “Hrumph”.

After a heavy rain there were drenched flowers a yellow cast to the air and light.

Soon the great and glorious 2014 Minnesota State Fair will be upon us…  yes, you can get it deep fried. Here are a couple of shots of the back of the fairgrounds shot along Como Ave.

It’s still summer, so I offer flowers.

It’s still summer, so I offer flowers.

After years of sour jokes and shoulder shrugging I finally got a photo into the state fair. I already posted it here sometime back. See if you can find an old post of a photo called “FishScales”. That’s the one.

It’s not like I can finally die contented and fulfilled, but it is nice.

rhetthammersmithhorror:

Ōgon Batto aka Golden Bat . ‘66 . imdb . wiki

Gotta love the golden bat; has an amazing cheesy horror laugh. Anybody know where I can get some dvds or something?

rhetthammersmithhorror:

Ōgon Batto aka Golden Bat . ‘66 . imdb . wiki

Gotta love the golden bat; has an amazing cheesy horror laugh. Anybody know where I can get some dvds or something?

What if flowers could fly and migrate like birds?

What if flowers could fly and migrate like birds?

Finally, this is my contribution to upscale real estate photography. The little fellow has scored a new cave in “Move In Condition”.

Finally, this is my contribution to upscale real estate photography. The little fellow has scored a new cave in “Move In Condition”.

Just a general slumgullion of stuff around the SE/Prospect Park neighborhood that didn’t fall into other categories. Whoa, that was a big tree (a year ago)!

This is a real life graph of potential happiness charted against diminished expectations. Enjoy!

This is a real life graph of potential happiness charted against diminished expectations. Enjoy!

Downtown Minneapolis shot from the aforementioned Lowry Bridge. HDR. In the full size you can see all the little docks and houseboats in the shadows of the east bank.

Downtown Minneapolis shot from the aforementioned Lowry Bridge. HDR. In the full size you can see all the little docks and houseboats in the shadows of the east bank.

Night takes of the Lowry Bridge; one HDR, one straight up. Notice that the trees are bringing their young over to view the relatively new phenom.

The Sunrise Factory.

The Sunrise Factory.

This is where the mudslide in Minneapolis was. Now it’s all wrapped up in plastic and I have dubbed it “The Anti-Christo”.Sorry.

This is where the mudslide in Minneapolis was. Now it’s all wrapped up in plastic and I have dubbed it “The Anti-Christo”.

Sorry.

And our takeaway this evening is: Dark Flowers. Thank you and good night.