Yearly Archives: 2012

  Still in the mood to do some more shopping? Lots flock to this mall located in a capitol city, across from a busy railroad station. Once inside, under the iconic wavy glass roof, you can find over 200 shops, 40 restaurants, a multi-plex cinema, a travel agency, shoemaker and a fitness center. Just where […]

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Barracks at Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Poland It’s awfully easy to sit back and enjoy the holidays surrounded by family, good food, festive decor & congenial company…and forget about those who happen to be alone or suffering from circumstances they can’t control. For them, the tiniest gift can be so special. Minutes ago I brought a carton of eggnogg […]

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Hey, isn’t this the day the world will end–according to the Mayan calendar? Labna ruins, near Uxmal, Yucatan (shot with Lensbaby) There are people in panic mode all over the world. Special weapons are being sold, mountain passes are closing, and apocalypse kits are being snatched up as the countdown advances. Yet, apparently the Mayans aren’t afraid. […]

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camera settings: f 5.6, 1/125, 400 ISO Last month I flew back to my hometown of Rochester, Minnesota for a funeral and stayed for a couple days with my family. One rainy morning my brother-in-law mentioned that he was going to Lanesboro to pick up some furniture from an Amish farmer. I jumped at the chance to go. […]

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Glass of the Kings! Presidents, queens, kings, popes, and even the Shah of Persia own luxury stemware from Moser’s exclusive handcrafted collection. The world-renowned Moser brand which has produced crystal of the highest quality since 1857, depends on the artistic talents of master glass blower and engraver craftsmen. And this past September, I was fortunate […]

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