Posts Tagged ‘Minneapolis’
By Martha // 1 July 2013 in: Bikes, Minneapolis
One day and nearly 80 miles. I made my first trip to Stillwater on Saturday with Tom (about 60 miles round trip), who also experienced a new adventure—his first trip to Stillwater by Brompton and his first ride to Stillwater with a riding partner. We were quite the pair in our spandex shorts and jerseys atop […]
By Martha // 18 May 2013 in: Photography
There wasn’t much to see at the farmers market just now, but it’s a good thing I took my camera along. Waiting at our front door upon our return was this lovely Scarlet Tanager.
By Martha // 13 May 2013 in: Minneapolis, Photography
I’ve been using a 50mm prime lens since Uncle Don loaned me his D80 for my photography class earlier this year, and I’ve come to love the simplicity of it. Want to see something in more detail? Move closer. Need to see the whole thing? Back up. Thinking I might enjoy exploring another type of […]
By Martha // 27 April 2013 in: Minneapolis
With any luck, I’ve captured the official last snowfall of the year. On the left are images from my morning walk on Tuesday, while on the right are scenes from my morning walk on Friday. It’s been an odd week to say the least. We did our fair share of groaning at last week’s snow […]
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and it’s true. After all, why bother copying something you don’t like? Take pizza. There are the classics: margherita, marinara, pepperoni — everyone can make these. But when a pizzeria comes up with a truly novel and interesting combination of toppings, what can one do but […]
By Martha // 29 January 2013 in: Minneapolis, Photography
One year in, and I’m still walking. Sometimes I even bring my “real” camera along. I’m starting a new photography class next month and I’m excited to learn more, this time with a borrowed digital SLR… a real real camera. Wish me luck!
By Martha // 12 November 2012 in: Minneapolis, Photography
Minneapolis’ first, real snow has arrived.
Marimekko’s fall 2012 line has started to trickle in at FinnStyle, as have copies of the company’s Autumn Issue. This little free newspaper did its job in getting me excited about what’s to come. In a year in which I’ve been determined to buy less (and better) stuff, Marimekko has been a brand I’ve gravitated […]