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May 30, 2010

Campus Visit

The U of MN has some of the best tulips. I like to stop by the mall on the St. Paul campus every spring to capture a few, along with whatever else is in bloom. I got there a little late this year, but I was happy to find plenty left to work with.

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May 16, 2010

Early Spring

Spring came early to MN this year, a good 2 weeks by some reports. We didn't get a flake of snow in March (typically the 2nd snowiest month), and had the 2nd warmest April on record. The lilacs, which usually bloom around Mother's Day, were wide awake by the end of April along with most of the trees. It's been amazing. These were taken in mid-April when the buds were just opening.

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