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Well now, is being raised up from This may take some time while I figure out the platform and finish some professional obligations. READ MORE

City Garden Fountain

It’s the beginning of Katie’s last week in St. Louis. On Friday we had a farewell dinner with her coworkers and last night we held a dinner party with friends. As per usual,... READ MORE


Where has Pluck and Lights been? Is she dead? Asleep, maybe, but not dead. This blog was originally conceived as a ‘daily photo’ blog. In that regard it’s become a failure over the... READ MORE

Riverfront Warehouses

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The building above is at Cedar and 2nd near the flood wall. Despite its appearance I believe it is at least partially occupied. I couldn’t tell by what though with a lazy search for signage using Street View in Google … Continued

More Faces on the Flood Wall

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These are more photos from my New Year’s Day bike ride along the flood wall. Of course, the graffiti on the flood wall is more varied than faces I’ve shown today and Thursday but I really appreciate the boldness of … Continued

Larry in Black and White

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My poor dog Larry was the subject of many elaborate photoshops over the past couple of years. He’s often the butt of a joke but he’s funny dog so I don’t think he’d mind if he knew. One of my … Continued

StL Flood Wall

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In Saint Louis, the flood wall just south of the Arch is an almost two-mile long canvas for graffiti artists. It’s claimed that painting the wall here is legal but I have yet to track down where it officially says … Continued

Desolate Duck

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I spent a number of days over the past couple of weeks sick. Today, New Year’s Day, I was feeling pretty good and the weather was fair. I decided to get out of the house and do some biking and … Continued


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We ended up at the Missouri Botanical Garden Glow the other night. Basically, the gardens are decorated with Christmas lights. It’s a little expensive but well executed and fun and there are so few things that are worth getting outside for on … Continued

Disco Kat

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Johnnie Brock’s Party Warehouse  bills itself as the largest store in the universe. Perhaps not, but they do have an impressive 25,000 square feet of retail space devoted to mostly costumes — so if you are in need of a … Continued


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In addition to Larry the beagle we also have Maggie cat. Like other cats she is a needy beast until she’s got your attention — then she wants nothing to do with you. Maggie is named after an old friend … Continued