Blog: September 2012

Minneapolis to Glasgow

Posted on September 30, 2012 by Holly Hayes
On Tuesday (and Wednesday), I made my longest journey of the trip. It was after 5:00am on my body clock by the time I arrived (and I can never sleep on the plane), so I was mighty tired, but I took it one step at a time and it all went quite well. 1. Minneapolis Airport Minneapolis Airport (taken with iPhone), featuring the lovely Caribou Coffee, a nice regional change from Starbucks...

Yay Liverpool!

Posted on September 29, 2012 by Holly Hayes
I arrived in Liverpool this evening and I dig it so far! I enjoyed Glasgow, too. Since I'm a few days behind, here's your first glimpse of Europe on the blog, but now I'm going to bed. More tomorrow hopefully. Good night!

Highlights of Minneapolis

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Holly Hayes
{ph12449} Although my lovely cousins Kim and Kristen and their husbands had just pulled off a spectacularly beautiful DIY wedding, cleaned up after it, driven back and forth to Wisconsin multiple times, and dealt with various minor catastrophes (including a cell phone dropped down an outhouse toilet and a midnight emergency with a nearly-poisoned dog!), they showed me a wonderful time in Minneapolis on Monday...

F. Scott Fitzgerald in St. Paul

Posted on September 26, 2012 by Holly Hayes
{ph12440} The day after I arrived in Minnesota, I took a long photowalk around St. Paul. Although I've visited the city many times since childhood, only recently have I begun to really notice its history and architecture. When David and I visited in 2009, we explored the Cathedral, the Capitol, and the Science Museum, all of which were interesting, but that was about all we had time for...

Seattle to Minnesota

Posted on September 23, 2012 by Holly Hayes
Greetings new and old blog readers! I have just begun my main photography trip of 2012, which I'll do my best to document here. The trip will be about six weeks long and starts with some family visiting in Seattle and Minnesota before continuing on to the UK and France. The journey began on Wednesday, when David and I drove up from Portland to Seattle...