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Portland Farmers' Market

New England Trip Part 3: Portland, ME

The Portland, ME leg of our New England 2010 trip.

Hooters on Flickr

Hooters on Flickr

Technical aside: after years of uploading pictures to Typepad, Snapfish, Ofoto, and Flickr, I decided to embrace Flickr for all photo sharing and printing needs (under username Bendystraw). This picture right here of the sinking Hooters boat is my most viewed stand-alone photo. I have a good idea about which tag attracted the attention, which […]

Bizarre Cooperstown Moment

Bizarre Cooperstown Moment

Someone turned an ugly portrait of the pope into a jigsaw puzzle and then displayed it next to a decorative, flashing-light moose plaque. This shocking exhibit is but a few steps away from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, an institution that embodies the national pastime and moral fabric of our great nation.

Montana pictures

Montana pictures

It was hard, but I picked my favorite photos for a Montana album. If you like people pictures, don’t even bother–it’s all lakes, gorges, waterfalls, and rocks.

Montana, land of obstinate wildlife

Montana, land of obstinate wildlife

Before waxing poetic about the wonders of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, I’d like to get something off my chest. Rain every day? Not ideal, but the park is beautiful in any weather. Terrible food? No problem–I brought along some soy nuts and Kashi Go-Lean Protein Bars. Neighbors in the adjacent cabin who stumbled in […]

Push button for green light

Push button for green light