03-14-14 Beyond Wasta, SD

Wasta, SD, is a a very small town along I-90 in the western part of our state. Perhaps it is best known for the rest stops that are near the town. And on a busy summer day, I would guess that the population of the interstate rest stops is greater than that of Wasta. Besides…

12-02-13 Caribbean Shores

So today’s photo is a huge leap from what I’ve been posting the last couple days. Is there some plan that I have so that I can keep my viewers off balance? No. In fact, the number of views I get when I post kids goes way up. Today’s photo won’t get a third of…

10-01-13 West of the River

Yes, it is October 1st but no, the snow hasn’t started falling yet. But it could do so soon. Such is the nature of living in the upper Great Plains. I’m guessing that some of my readers are more enthralled with snow than I am. I would also guess that many of those same people…

09-26-13 Colony

Alaska has the lowest population density in the United States with 1.264 people for every square mile. But the tree population is another story and this island is a good example of crowding. And in spite of living shoulder to shoulder with other trees, the crime rate is very low: the trees seem to get…