A photo a day for the last week of June

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(6/25/17) Stained glass above doors at the old Veterans Home in Minneapolis.

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(6/26/17) We have a hummingbird! The new feeder is a success.

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(6/27/17) Late afternoon soccer practice at the little park down the block by Minnehaha Creek.

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(6/28/17) Minneapolis

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(6/28/17) Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis

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(6/29/17) Otto’s favorite spectator sport

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(7/1/17) 2nd hole, Keller Golf Course, St. Paul. One of the great features of the remodeled course is the abundance of wild flowers and prairie grass.

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“Then, if ever, come perfect days”

My photos from Week #25 follow at the bottom, after a poetic message from James Russell Lowell.  Now is the “high tide of the year”.

“Whether we look, or whether we listen, we hear life murmur, or see it glisten”

 

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(6/18/17) Big Stone Lake, on the Minnesota/South Dakota border, as seen from the Ortonville Golf Course.

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(6/19/17) The 16th green at the Ortonville Golf Course is perched on the edge of a deep valley containing Big Stone Lake.  South Dakota is visible in the distance.

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(6/20/17)  OK, so this is one of the reasons I like my teeny little car so much — 45.2 mpg on the trip back home from Ortonville!

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(6/21/17) We got the deck staining almost done today.  Now, when the stucco gets re-dashed later this summer, I think it’s going to look pretty good.

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(6/22/17) What’s a beautiful day in June without as least a little time in the basement?

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(6/23/17)  Justin and Linh Buoen invited us to their summer solstice party again this year.  Their house and its setting are stunning and the party was wonderful.  Thank you, J and L!!

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(6/24/17) Downtown Minneapolis at dusk looking north up I-35W from the 50th St. bridge.