I played with a logo generator which worked by combining words, images, fonts and colors in many ways.

For free, it allowed me to download a 200x200 pixel image file of the combination that amused me the most.

My first thought was “What is casting that shadow?” Then I realized it was most likely caused by a plane flying though the clouds.



New haircut. New glasses. And the cutest photo bomber in the world.

I am grateful for magic. Happy Halloween!

Sommer, Ann, Sofia—Three generations

Have paid notice to this word. Heard it a lot in a single podcast recently.

Notice how and when you hear it.

Preparing her projectile launcher #dinnerdate #culvers #waiting


With cucumber and habañero

Heat lightning. Storm in video is between Northfield and Redwing, Minnesota. Visible from Conway neighborhood in St. Paul. 83% humidity on a hot Summer night. Jupiter presiding.

Hogwarts Clock Tower, Grand Finale. Including Yule Ball


Hogwarts Clock Tower, including clock face and dormitory


Hogwarts Clock Tower, phase four. Including Professor Moody’s office


Hogwarts Clock Tower phase three. I did not expect the Tri-Wizard Cup, nor the chest containing the real “Mad-Eye” Moody


Hogwarts Clock Tower phase two including bath and Dumbledore’s office

Building the Hogwarts Clock Tower kit

Assembly complete, including concessions (note chocolate frog) and dementor.

Build now including coal tender and Hermione

Hogwarts Express engine

Kings Cross station as imagined by LEGO. Including Harry, Ron, Scabbers (the rat), and Professor Lupin.

Lake Phalen, Saint Paul, MN

Water Lantern Festival

I’m not a man of means, but I can do this.