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Josie's Corner Cafe in black-and-white - Am I cheating here?
I continue to explore a new approach on some of my black-and-white photos, giving my pics a "hard," even unnatural, appearance in processing. Here's another example of that approach; and another; and ...
5/23/13 at 10:34 AM A shadowy figure: I was perplexed by what appeared in this photo, but I think I just may have it figured out 5/21/13 at 2:19 PM
So here's what's wrong with my photography... 5/20/13 at 4:55 PM
Pondering Public Art
I've recently returned from travels and I'm convinced that there is both a need and a benefit to public art. You ask, what's public art? Here, I'm talking about anything that is put on display in a pu...
5/15/13 at 2:55 PM A Family Affair - Woiwode Book Signing 4/16/13 at 11:41 AM
Experience the Exotic Sounds of Morocco 4/9/13 at 9:34 AM
Light and Hope versus Darkness and Despair
From theStart Your Week with Steve newsletterof Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: "In art school, we were repeatedly told to find our own style and paint it, which sounds like great advice if ...
5/6/13 at 5:53 PM
Unique Bismarck arts event Thursday fosters natural inclusion, self-esteem
NDAD has become a contributing sponsor of "Art Without Limits - Zot Artz," a unique event in Bismarck this Thursday (April 11). It's a distinct opportunity to get a taste of inclusive arts, using u...
4/10/13 at 11:36 AM
'Trailer Park Boys' star talks Duluth, NHL lockout, Colorado and Washington marijuana laws
Duluth will catch a whiff of Sunnyvale today when the cast of the hit Canadian TV show Trailer Park Boys makes a stop on the Dear Santa Claus, Go (bleep) Yourself tour. The mockumentary-style show,...
12/13/12 at 1:00 AM Celebrity mourners, where've you been? 2/14/12 at 12:52 PM
No Lady Gaga at MTV VMAs 8/30/11 at 12:00 AM
Only three shows of “The Odd Couple” left
In case you havent noticed there are only three shows left the 2nd ACT Community Theater production of The Odd Couple. We opened last night and the Thursday crowd seemed to enjoy it. I hate to be a sh...
9/21/12 at 9:49 AM 4-track mind 10/11/11 at 10:06 AM
A didgeridoo for you 10/14/10 at 7:59 PM
Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around
It had only been two days on this mountain in Hubei province. But in a whole new environment----one that encouraged the focus of every moment, no less---this meant a concentrated, super-saturated 48 ...
9/8/12 at 8:20 AM Tai Chi 2: The Lifestyle 8/29/12 at 10:29 AM
Up the Mountain 8/11/12 at 8:36 AM
Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Reclaimed Wood Wall Hangings
Most of you are aware that I'm a regular attendee of DIY Wood Studio here in Fargo. I guess I've established myself as the scavenger of the group because my all time favorite thing to do is pick up s...
7/30/12 at 9:09 AM Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Lamp Shade 7/26/12 at 8:22 AM
A real life Eva Gabor? - Areavoices Digest #80
If you're over a certain age...ahem...you grew up not only watching this ridiculous show but singing it's catchy lyrics. Green acres is the place for me. Farm livin' is the life for me. Land sprea...
6/27/12 at 2:42 PM Areavoices Digest #73 - Capitalizing on the Pinterest explosion 4/25/12 at 4:19 PM
Are you proud of your blog? 11/8/11 at 3:46 PM
Decorative Duct Tape?
I used to be a staunch Wal-Mart patron. I have no idea when this changed, and it may change again now that a new store is going up close to my house. But recently I have found that I am in Target stor...
6/9/12 at 8:00 AM
January 28, 1952: Al Edwards and the Royal Tones
Service Chevrolet, with 2 Fargo locations, sponsored a quarter hour of music that featured Al Edwards and the Royal Tones. In this program, from January 28, 1952, the new model Chevrolet Sports Cars a...
5/18/12 at 11:04 AM 1947: Swing Shop 5/15/12 at 11:03 AM
3-9-1948: Bullseye News Whist Tourney 5/14/12 at 2:37 PM
Today's Ask Your Government
Dear readers, The state Christmas tree lighting is Monday at the Capitol. This years tree is a 25-foot balsam fir from northwestern Wisconsin, said North Dakota Council on the Arts spokeswoman Amy Sc...
12/3/11 at 9:46 PM State parks host artist in residency program 7/22/10 at 1:12 PM
N.D. Council on the Arts awards grants 6/28/10 at 12:34 PM
Defense beyond football... and baseball
Ive always thought Martial Arts or anything of the sort was dorky, not to mention weird and 100% fake. Watching participants in parades or movies was uninteresting to say the least. Knowing how to r...
9/23/11 at 11:57 AM
Gooseberry Park Players: Cinderella x4
Can I tell you how blessed we are to be raising our children in this community?! The options open for our children are limitless. My youngest has gotten the acting bug for about a year and a half. S...
7/19/11 at 9:15 AM Bravo to the Southside Strings Concert 3/11/11 at 10:36 AM
Organize Your Office 1/23/11 at 10:54 AM
To Be or Not To Be... Silly
I watched a delightful movie this weekend. Or maybe I watched a terrible movie. Or maybe I watched one of the greatest plays in English literature. It's kind of hard to tell, since what I saw was Myst...
10/18/10 at 2:35 PM A Wide Variety of Vendors 6/11/10 at 2:36 PM