stacked portraits of three people--see post for details of each picture

Happy 2021

Let’s make it matter.

young girl with hot pink jacket skating with a hockey stick towards a puck on blu-ish white ice

Good Ice

Skate to the puck…

short snowman with head atop a single mound with sticks for arms, rocks for mouth, carrot for nose, glasses and a hat.

36 Degrees

Snowman gets low profile… Photo: David Skarjune

storefront door and windows at night with warm lighting inside and outside on overhead sign reading Wildflyer Coffee

Wildflyer Coffee

warms up former Peace Coffee site on Minnehaha Ave…

outdoor hockey rink at night with a group of children pulling one sitting on a inflated sliding tube

Icy Evening

at Hiawatha School Park rink…

shadow of evergreen tree branch on cream-colored clapboard garage wall hit by sunlight

Shadow Play

Alley dog walk… Photo credit: Susan Purdie

man hanging by ropes from a tree wearing safety gear on a gray winter day

Tree Trimming

Silver Maple climb… Photo: Sue Romain

Flaming orange panels seen on a dark bank of trees against a gray sky with bare tree branch silhouettes in foreground

Reflected Sunset

from St. Paul shore… Photo: David Skarjune

bits and streaks of light against a dark background with black branch silhouettes in foreground

Freezing Rain

Lights up night sky… Photo: David Skarjune

looking up at a snowman with one coal eye, one stick arm, and a blue and red scarf with a cloudy blue sky overhead

Am I Blue?

Snowperson begs question… Photo: David Skarjune

crescent moon in a deep blue sky with blurrred branches and evergreen needles in foreground

Rising Crescent

at end of day. Photo: David Skarjune

stone wall with five small signs each with a letter spelling U-N-I-T-E, with a stone column and streetlamps with receding bridge in background with deep blue sky

UNITE

Signs at Lake Street Bridge…

person in winter holding a chopper with one hand high on the handle about to drop onto an icy sidewalk next to snow-covered yard with yard signs

Chop Chop

Chopping on the ice…

People outside in winter garb playing bean bag toss on a cement patio

Outdoor Games

bagging at The Howe…

Icicles closeup in a gray winter landscape

Cold as Ice

as temperatures drop…

Castle Corner

to become US Bank…