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Wednesday, April 30, 2008


Finally, we here in the upper/lower part of America have tasted of the glorious delights of spring. We dipped down into the 30's earlier in the week but avoided the snow that so viciously attacked my old home town in Minnesota.

So the long wait for warmth has finally came to fruition here in the Dirty Old Factory Town. It is glorious to know even the most obnoxious and firmly seated liberal outposts, where little or no progress has been made to strengthen the human race in the last 50 years, a speck of hope emerges from the soil of despair.

Such as it is in my rusted out little suburb of an even more wretched big city which in turn hides under another blighted larger city known for little more than a river that caught fire all those many years ago. (And Dennis Kucinich, who I believe was mayor at the time.)

Amongst the urban decay is a little lake nearby for those who desire to seek refuge from the daily grind. Here one can come, if only for a moment, and gaze upon the promise of a new spring. Last week with Nikon in hand I visited this wonderful little spot.

Yes, spring truly has arrived. Be sure to click on the photos for a larger view.

Is the picture upside down? Turn your computer over and find out.


Beerme said...

Nicely done, MsRW!
I think you've captured Spring in all its glory.

Hawkeye® said...

Good pics MsRW. Looks like it was a wonderful day. You definitely have an "eye" for photos. But the question is... Do you have an "Eye®", like I do?

(:D) Best regards,
And thanks for sharing!

Maggie said...

Ms Righty,
I turned my computer upside down as you instructed,but still can't tell which is which.In picture #3,is that a duck's butt or the Lochness Monster?
Great Pics.

Ms RightWing's Ink said...


I was Hawkeye born and bread, perhaps Hawkeye when I am dead. That is 'bout the best I can do.

But my Eye is not ™'d.


Hush now that is a swan butt. I will never tell which way my camera was because some days I see reality a bit distorted and my Nikon often sees what I do--sometimes

Barb said...

Spring is Sprung
The grass is rizz,
I wonder where the birdies is?
The birdies on the Wing.
Now ain't that absurd ,
I always thought the wing was on the bird.
Author Unknown
Just my little tribute to your lovely pictures.

UpNorthLurkin said...

Now that's what I call calm water! Absolutely beautiful! I am so jealous. We have NO trees in bloom yet...though I did see a couple of crocuses blooming the other day.

Ms RightWing's Ink said...

Barb and upnorth

Rest assured--spring is moving your way. After a rainy weekend, we are now nearing completion on the leaf thingys

camojack said...

Nice pictures!

Nylecoj said...

Prayers and good thoughts coming your way MS RW