Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Trick or Treating 2012

Sassy as the pumpkin.

Sassy, Bekah as a character from Monster High and Isaac as the Stormtrooper.

Sassy meets a new friend, Lulu.

Moon and Birds

The moon at sunrise as it was setting.

Seagulls on the Iowa River in Iowa City.

Red-tail Hawk making a return visit to the backyard today.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

NewBo City Market--Kids Day--10/28/12

Daughter Rebekah feeding the Camel.

Inside the NewBo City Market. 

Outside, kids feeding the Camel. 

More kids activities outside the NewBo City Market. 

A witch's broom on making circles at Kids Day at the NewBo City Market.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

New Covenant Bible Church--Fall Fest

Photos from the annual Fall Fest at New Covenant Bible Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Our very wonderful pastor, Bob Westfall, greeting you as Uncle Red Green.

Yes, the Peep was here. And he directed traffic for a bit.

Another shot of our favorite Uncle Red.

Collette Rieck handing out flyers to first-time guests.

The Bouncy slide was back again this year.

My dear friends, Lance and Amy McDonald, dressed to kill some aliens.

Hairstyling--in the form of spray--with colors.

The Hangar was busy......

....with fun and games in each room.

My daughter Rebekah getting some styling done to her hair.

Friar Mark kneeling while he eats.

The Bouncy Trampoline.

Pastor Mick Schultz talking to some kids as his wife looks on.

Main Street Cafe as always, brewing.

The Peep has been walking, greeting kids.....

.....and feeding himself popcorn. Hey, even Peeps get hungry too.

The Peep waves goodbye to a youngster.

East Amana, Walford & NewBo City Market

Some older barn around East Amana, IA.

Old barn and a renovated barn. 

Another older structure around East Amana. 

And another. 

Three of them in a panoramic shot. 

A former church in Walford, IA

NewBo(New Bohemian area) City Market set to open this weekend.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

On the way home....

A family that are Wildcat Fans; seen at the RediMart in Harrodsburg.

Along I-65 in Southern Indiana, a lot of Autumn colors. 

A DIRECTV blimp flying west, south of Indianapolis, IN

There was a gang of pigeons just "lighting" themselves on this lightpost in Southport, IN(suburb of Indianapolis).

Took a detour and headed to Rochelle, IL for a few hours.

Westbound BNSF Z train at NX Crossing(UP).

Westbound BNSF merchandise train at NX Crossing 

Another westbound intermodal at NX Crossing.

Brand new GEVO on the point of the Z train at NX Crossing. 

A pair of GEVO's lead a Q train on the Geneva Sub....

.....with a horsehead trailing. 

Eastbound Q train with an ACe.

Another Q train westbound at NX Crossing.

A stack train at NX Crossing

This westbound stack train took to G3 for some work at sunset.