This green insect wasn’t well-camoflauged against the white picket fence.
Some damselflies roosted in the shade on a bank window.
The puzzle is almost more interesting when it’s not put together.
There was a big chalkboard at the Iowa City Arts Festival where you could fill in the blank, “Before I die I want to…”
Peonies and blue flag irises are in bloom at Herbert Hoover’s birthplace.
In Iowa, June is the beginning of food-on-a-stick season.
We spent the weekend in the picturesque river towns of Van Buren County.
Lore got the idea of making homemade sidewalk chalk with my nephews.
We found this rabbit in a parking lot, trying to hide under the wheel of a pickup truck.
While raising the flag at his gravesite this week, Herbert Hoover’s birthplace shone brightly in the afternoon sun.
April showers really do bring May flowers. We have a nice crop of bluebells in one of the flower beds at work.
It finally stopped raining and warmed up today so I was on my bike this morning.
Students displayed projects, like these sculptures and industrial designs, during ArtsFest at the university’s School of Art.
By sheer happenstance and by wishing for it on a busy morning at Hamburg Inn No. 2, we were seated at the table Ronald Reagan sat at in 1992.
This lot is the site of a controversial rezoning proposal for a 20-story multi-use building; it will easily be the tallest building in town.
A shelf of recommended mysteries displayed at the library.
Photos from our trip, as seen by Instagram, which we experimented with this weekend.
There was still enough snow on the ground today that we could go cross-country skiing on the university’s course.
On our return from Argentina, we had a long layover in Santiago, Chile. Lorena suggested we visit the city.
We stayed with Lore’s parents up in the Sierras de Córdoba, rugged green hills filled with horses. The weather there was pleasant and dry with some cool nights. Fortunately, Lore was staying with her parents in Villa Giardino up in the Sierras de Córdoba, rugged green hills filled with horses. The weather there was pleasant for a walk to artists’ colony or to the dam, for a dip in the pool, a horseback ride, or a cook-out.