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… but it turned out to be  a sex shop. I was exploring downtown Minneapolis this past weekend. I saw the neon sign a block away, and walking over I figured it was some sort of hip, bowling alley joint.  Bt when I saw the mannequins and the lower sign said “Dancer Discounts” I realized […]

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This is the first picture I’ve ever posted of the Mississippi River. I considered for a moment whether this was the first time I have seen the Mississippi (even though I have briefly visited Minneapolis before) but then realized I surely saw it when I visited St. Louis and went to the Gateway Arch park. I was […]

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I wonder whether the Park service has plans to maintain these fences and other structures, or will allow them to slowly fall and decay with the passing of time.  Bodie State Historic Park calls the maintenance of partially decomposed structures “arrested decay.”  Eastern State Penitentiary calls it “preserved ruin.”  Without intervention, the man-made structures that elevate Mormon Row from […]

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It did not appear to be operating while we walked by in June 2016, and this article indicates that its demise was expected imminently in March 2015.  That link also has some nice history on the Western Motel in Jackson, Wyoming.  I have no idea why the building lasted more than another year, or whether […]

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We stopped in Rock Springs, Wyoming on the way to Jackson and Grand Teton National Park, getting our lunch at Bitter Creek Brewing a couple of blocks away from here. The Broadway Burger Station wasn’t open, but it has a wonderful look to it as well as additional signage around the corner that caught my […]

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