Amsterdam/street photography

I love street photography.  The raw moment when something sparks me.  Be sure to scroll down and check out the pigeon slideshow.  My daughter Willa had an interesting encounter near the royal palace.

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I guess the prairie is on my mind today…

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Shawn Colvin’s “Steady On”

…Cause he seemed like a miracle
I ate it up like cereal
But it was something like shrapnel

Steady on!

It’s like ten miles of a two-lane
On a South Dakota wheat plain
In the middle of a hard rain
A slow boat or a fast train
I am gonna keep my head on straight
I’m gonna keep my head on straight

Steady on!

Italian graffiti…

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I am particularly fond of the Johnny Cash window graffiti. This was near the Roman Gates in a nice quiet, untouristy neighborhood. I am always on the lookout for graffiti and color stories that spark my interest. I am inspired by my travels to get out and explore Burlington, Vermont with a fresh eye. What does travel do for you when get return home?

Lead With Love-Not…

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Now that the holidays are upon-all we need to remember is to LEAD WITH LOVE-NOT FEAR. It isn’t easy when the days are short, routines are gone, travel is interrupted and we’ve over indulged. I am hoping to repeat this for the next 30 days. I will forget too many times-but I am going to try. This simple phrase could make a big the difference on the road, in the check-out line at the store and of course with our friends and families. So, take a deep breath and say it to yourself…lead with love-not fear. Happy Holidays!