Racing the giant slalom with a garbage truck

Steep hills, narrow alleys and seven inches of snow can bring a garbage truck to its knees in Duluth. Trash days are Fridays in Chester Park. Unfortunately the city was socked with more than a half-foot of snow overnight. The storm turned streets and alleys into giant┬áslalom runs with parked cars, utility polls and frozen … More Racing the giant slalom with a garbage truck

For immediate release: NickMoore Hotel crews improve guest room views

A large and unsightly elm tree was removed by the NickMoore Hotel grounds crew from the backyard of a downhill neighbor June 20. NickMoore Hotel guests will now see a greatly improved downtown Duluth and harbor view. “We’re pleased with the speed and efficiency of our work crew and we think guests will be happy … More For immediate release: NickMoore Hotel crews improve guest room views

Deer in the alley

A small herd of deer like to hike up and down our alley. I snapped this picture last week after a snowfall. These two teenagers strolled across the front yard looking for food while I worked on my truck in the garage driveway. They munched on an evergreen bush and tossed occasional sideways glances at … More Deer in the alley