I have taken this picture many times. It is pretty any time of year.
The tree is on the river bluff on the South side of the Mississippi River. It makes a lovely frame for downtown St. paul.
Winter can be photogenic.
The steam is from the power plant is Just like a big cloud, it casts a shadow over the neighborhood. When the sun sets the plume turns yellow and orange and pink as the sunsets. Yea I know I don’t get out much when it is below zero.
It is hard to believe that just last week the weather was nice enough in Northern Minnesota so that we could all stand outside and watch the ships go in and out of the harbor.
That one guy is everywhere. he is bigger and taller than I am and I find his huge body in my photographs. He leans in and spreads out. I have gotten used to looking at the back of his head in the crowd and used to seeing him instead of the speaker or event.