Category Archives: Travel

Selfie Project – July

It feels like I didn’t get off the couch much in July. I guess we’ll take a look. Here are some of my favorites from the month of July from THE SELFIE PROJECT:


July 1, 2017
July 1

July 2, 2017
July 2

July 4, 2017
July 4

July 5, 2017
July 5

July 8, 2017
July 8

July 9, 2017
July 9

July 11, 2017
July 11

July 12, 2017
July 12

July 14, 2017
July 14

July 15, 2017
July 15

July 18, 2017
July 18

July 19, 2017
July 19

July 20, 2017
July 20

July 22, 2017
July 22

July 24, 2017
July 24

July 26, 2017
July 26

July 27, 2017
July 27

July 29, 2017
July 29

July 30, 2017
July 30

Maybe July wasn’t so bad. But I think August will be even better!

A Photo Journal – Henry Carroll – Page 5

On a recent trip to Algona with Joe we made a stop in West Bend and I knocked out Page 5 of THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT:


Photo Journal - Page 5
Page 5 – Go somewhere really touristy and take nontouristy pictures.

Here are a few of the pictures I took but didn’t select to tape into the Photo Journal:


Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

Page 5 - Reject

I honestly have no clue what page of the Photo Journal I will tackle next.

Selfie Project – June

Here we are in August and I haven’t checked back into THE SELFIE PROJECT for the month of June. Here are some of favorites from June:


June 2, 2017
June 2

June 5, 2017
June 5

June 8, 2017
June 8

June 9, 2017
June 9

June 10, 2017
June 10

June 11, 2017
June 11

June 13, 2017
June 13

June 15, 2017
June 15

June 16, 2017
June 16

June 17, 2017
June 17

June 18, 2017
June 18

June 20, 2017
June 20

June 23, 2017
June 23

June 24, 2017
June 24

June 25, 2017
June 25

June 26, 2017
June 26

June 27, 2017
June 27

June 28, 2017
June 28

June 29, 2017
June 29

June 30, 2017
June 30

One side effect of THE SELFIE PROJECT I wasn’t expecting is that there are times when I think that might life is boring and I don’t do all that much. Then I look back at these pictures and I can see that I DO get out of the office or off the couch every now and again.

If you want to see all THE SELFIE PROJECT images, you can go here:

SELFIE PROJECT – 2017


And of course, you can stay current on THE SELFIE PROJECT by following me on the Instagram:

@christopherdbennett

I hope my July ended up being as good/great as my June!

All the Fleas!

A couple months back Mom, Teresa, Logan, and I hopped into a vehicle of some kind and headed due east for famous What Cheer, Iowa and it’s even more famous flea market.

It didn’t disappoint. I think a person could spend all day there and still not see all the vendors.

Here are some pictures from that trip. You’re welcome Kio!


What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

My favorite part of the What Cheer Flea Market is that they (seemingly) allow you to climb up onto the roof of their rickety grandstand. The roof is made out of sheet metal and their doesn’t seem to be any reinforcements as you walk across it. Hoping you don’t plummet to your death. It was awesome!

A Photo Journal – Henry Carroll – Page 9

On the last day of my vacation I took a quick sprint up to Dolliver Memorial State Park. On my way there I passed through Dayton. I stopped in Dayton to look for something to fulfill Page 9 of THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT.

I found this picture just waiting to be harvested:


Photo Journal - Page 9
Page 9 – Take a beautiful photo of something ugly.

I found a lot of ugly in Dayton and I think I managed to turn some of it into beauty. Here are a few the other contenders that didn’t get printed and taped into the photo journal:


Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Page 9 - Rejects

Next time we visit the THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT, we will hit up Page 8.

A PHOTO JOURNAL – HENRY CARROLL – PAGE 80

On the last day of my vacation, I headed to Dolliver Memorial State Park. My mission was to complete Page 80 of THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT. Good news is that it worked out!


Photo Journal - Page 80
Page 80 – Next time you pass something and think, “Hey that would make a great picture”, actually stop and take a picture.

I stopped and took this picture somewhere along P70.

The next time we delve into the THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT will be about beautiful-ugly or ugly-beautiful.

Saint Paul Mission Trip – Misc.

This last collection of Saint Paul Mission Trip photo were taken by other people, but I’m not sure what day they were taken. Enjoy!


Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

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Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.



Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

Saint Paul Mission Trip - Misc.

It truly was an incredible trip and transformative trip! If you ever have a chance to go, GO! You will not regret it. Not even when you can’t sleep, it is 2 in the morning, and you are sleeping on an air mattress on a concrete floor. I absolutely mean it!