Osceola County Aux – Vol. 2

It is that time of year where a card comes in the mail that tells you how you did in the Iowa State Fair Photography Salon. My card came last Saturday and I did manage to sneak one picture past the judges to be displayed.

Here is what the card looks like:


Iowa State Fair - 2022

I don’t know which of the four got in and no, I’m not sharing what four pictures I entered at this time. That will happen when the Fair is over. I will find out which one got in when I go to the Fair on the first day of the Fair.

I say this every year, but I really procrastinated this year on the Fair. Next year I will start this process earlier and have better thought through entries. Or not. It seems to go better when I don’t think about it so much. If you do go to the Iowa State Fair and look for my picture, you can ask the volunteer to tell you where it is, so you don’t have to look around for hours and never find it.

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Time for another collection of auxiliary images from my trip to Osceola County to harvest their town signs.


Osceola County

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley
Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County - Sibley

Osceola County
Hawkeye Point

Osceola County

Osceola County

Osceola County

Osceola County

Osceola County

Osceola County

Osceola County

Osceola County - Little Rock
Little Rock

Osceola County - Little Rock

Osceola County - Little Rock

There is still one more collection of images to share from this road trip.

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This is your reminder that this week’s theme for THE WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE is WORK:


WEEK 357 - WORK
WORK

WORK! What a great theme for Year 9 of THE WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE!

But what is a WORK image? A WORK picture is simply a picture of somebody doing WORK or tools that are used to do WORK or a place where WORK is done. Remember not everybody has to WORK as hard as I do. Some people have slacker jobs where they get to frolic on a mezzanine or play with trains all day. Try not to think how hard I have it at the Computer Mine and maybe think on the physics definition of WORK. The measure of energy transfer that occurs when an object is moved over a distance by an external force.

WARNING: If you are taking a picture at your place of employment, consider what things in your picture your employer would not want the rest of the world to see. You won’t get in trouble with me, but you might with one of your eight bosses.

Happy photo harvesting!

2 thoughts on “Osceola County Aux – Vol. 2”

  1. So excited to see what your state fair photo is!

    You are right, Hawkeye Point is tourist-y! Much like their namesake showboat, fair weather-fan team namesake.

  2. The thing about Hawkeye Point is not that it is touristy, I’m okay with that. It is that is just really isn’t impressive. When you look at it, it isn’t something impressive to climb. Or even just something to climb. It is just a little bit higher than the land around it. It is a very gentle rise in elevation.

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