Category Archives: East Hillside

Where in Duluth?

Do you know where in Duluth this is located? I was going to call this a gargoyle, but gargoyles are a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building, thereby preventing rainwater from running down masonry walls and eroding the mortar between.

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Storm downs trees

  Duluthians awoke to the sounds of thunder. Lighting flashed over and over for 30 minutes. Winds of 60 mph whipped through the airport in Duluth Heights. A ship on Lake Superior reported winds at 72 mph. Trees fell over power lines and streets early this morning. On social media I had some reports of […]

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Patriotic garb for Independence Day

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Joyful, blossoming tree

After our long winter, we take joy in every blossoming tree. This tree is a young tree in in East Hillside in the Whole Foods Coop parking lot.

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Modes of transportation

In Duluth we have two hospitals. Both of them have helicopter transportation for airlifts.  

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Remember the trees

Today I was on East Fourth Street again and I saw these “Remember the Trees” signs.

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Treeless East Fourth Street

Fourth Street looks very bare without its big canopy of trees.

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Where does the lake end and the sky begin?

I originally took this photo to show off the orange roof on the former Catholic Church and also because I like the orange contrast with the blue lake. Can you tell where the lake ends and the sky begins? Also, how many church buildings do you see in this building. I see three.  

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The animals you meet when you’re walking down the street

Three deer calmly watched us as we walked by. Since I’m one-handed I had a difficult time adjusting the lighting. Can you see the three deer in the right hand corner. The middle deer has a large pink patch it looks like he was injured.

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Grit and color

Ugly March grit juxtaposed with spring colors. Spring is in the air and prom dresses are in the windows. March is usually an ugly month of dirt, grit and mud. In this photo you can see that most of the snow has melted, it’s a bright, blue day and nothing says spring in the Northland […]

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