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Obsession With The Rust

Obsession with the Rust - Old Rusty Farm Equipment Photography

Obsession With The Rust

Do you have an obsession with something? For me, I have an obsession with rust – something old, something rusty, something with history and a story. I find myself drawn to items that you can look at or picked up and imagine a person using. What was life like back at the time this item was used? The challenges the people faced? 

I focus on how time changes items and the steps the world has maybe made for the better, or for the worse. Depending on how one looks at the item.

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Obsession with the Rust

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Window of Opportunity

Doves flying out of an old church dormer. Photography art prints for sale.

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Life’s up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.

–Marsha Sinetar

 

The things you go through in life, they make you.  They shape every fiber of your being.   Today, things have settled down. When I look back, I see why I have a greater appreciation for wildlife and nature. Neither ask anything of me, or judge. Peace and quiet.  Centered by nature.  A place I can breathe.

 


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See America

See America Old Travel Bus Photography Print

See America

Traveling the country roads from one state park to another on a recent trip to Tennessee, we came upon a bus graveyard.

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I could see many of the buses from the roadway and the grounds have clearly marked no trespassing. There was one place that really caught my attention, the see America bus.

We pulled over and I shot this from the road. The perfect message right here. You can see small pieces of America, one road trip at a time. For myself, life is all about adventure and I am just along for the ride.

 

 

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Jacquelyn Nicole Tugboat Sturgeon Bay

Jacquelyn Nicole Tugboat Sturgeon Bay - The Jacquelyn Nicole Tugboat docked along the bay in Sturgeon Bay. The historic Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin steel bridge and Bay Ship makes up the background of the photo.

Jacquelyn Nicole Tugboat Sturgeon Bay

The Jacquelyn Nicole Tugboat docked along the bay in Sturgeon Bay. The historic Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin steel bridge and Bay Ship makes up the background of the photo.

Tugboats line the shores between the two bridges in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.  You never know what tugs or large ships will be passing through. The Jacquelyn Nicole is about to embark on another venture on Lake Michigan.

 

 

 

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Fred A Busse Chicago Fire Boat

Fred A Busse Chicago Fire Boat

Fred A Busse Chicago Fire Boat
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The retired Fred A Busse Chicago Fire Boat found a home in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin as a tour boat.  Visitors can board the Fire Boat at the city dock and get a water view of Sturgeon Bay sites.  Visitors can see the ships along Bay Ship Building and cruise through the canal and view the Sherwood Point Lighthouse, Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse and Coast Guard Station.

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White Star Psychic Church Brussels Wisconsin

White Star Psychic Church Brussels Wisconsin

Today’s topic is going to be a little different.  Something I normally wouldn’t write about, nor would I endorse.  And, SOME may even call me a little crazy for exploring; The White Star Psychic Church Brussels Wisconsin. But life is about experiences. Sometimes, walking in someone else’s shoes helps to understand and relate to someone else. We need this in life.  Who knows, you may even gain knowledge, understanding, peace and even comfort in an unlikely place.  Like this church has done for me.

 

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Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures Old Farm Tractor Photography Print

Hidden Treasures

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What are these hidden treasures you may be asking? Old homesteads, barns, vehicles and antique gems. Places that hold stories within the walls and the equipment that reminds me of how much has changed over the past 100 years.

This tractor was one of two on an old cherry orchard property in Northern Door County was an excellent place to search for such treasures. 

Additional Pictures From the Day:
Honey House / Inside Honey House

 

 

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St Coletta Jefferson Wisconsin

One thing I absolutely love about traveling is that it provides me with a constant source of education.  Over the weekend, I attended The 4th Annual Spyder Rendezvous in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin with my husband.  Heavy rain prevented me from riding with the group on Friday.  I admit it, I’m a wimp and my dry car provided a comfortable alternative for the day’s travels. I spent some time exploring St Coletta Jefferson Wisconsin.

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Old Farmhouse in Door County

Old Farmhouse in Door County

Last year, my daughter and I made a trip up to the hunting grounds in Southern Door County, Wisconsin to meet up with my husband and some friends of ours. The guys had obtained permission to hunt a deer herd that had become an issue on piece of property with an old farmhouse in Door County.  The herd was liquidating the farmers crop fields and corn storage cribs.

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