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Old 08-28-2011, 09:53 PM
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Default August Sunset

It is a nice cool evening in Minne, so I convinced the better half to go up for an aerial view of the sunset and some views of the State Fair going on a block from our home.....

We wandered down the Mississippi to Hastings and got some shots upriver, I'm a sucker for the Golden Hour from the air.....

We were a bit too early to get the backlighted city shot I wanted, but we were close....

THE Great Minnesota Get Together! (lots of spandex and tattoos)

Last minute of light - nice close to the weekend....... Guys - Summer is almost over in the Hinterlands......

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Old 08-29-2011, 09:42 PM
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Excellent pictures. I was just up in the motherland last week visiting Dad on the North Shore. Dad lives on the lake at Tettegouche. I got some great golden hour pictures but will not post them as I took them from the ground therefore not RV relevant.
I miss the fair. Miss the 5 cent all you can drink milk, the Peter's weiners booth, and machinery hill.
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:28 PM
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Default Nice!

Great photos as always!

Here's one from yesterday evening here in north Louisiana.
It's a photo of a 9A in phase one over Farmerville.

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Old 08-30-2011, 09:38 PM
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Always great to see a picture of the Minnesota State Fair - reminds me of the time I landed on the (empty) midway in a J-3 and taxied through the streets to the Hippodrome for a scouting display - looks like both of them are still there 35 years later....
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:57 PM
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Pete, great pictures as usual!

We had what was the reddest sunset I've ever seen last night here (Monday), bummer I wasn't up flying! Also very red sunrise here today. Maybe the Martians are sprinkling Mars dust on us in a covert attempt to take over.
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