Category Archives: Sculptures and Statues

Ice Castles

Somebody has figured out how to make icicles and fuse them together to make walls and towers and other formations. The company looks for places— Minnesota, Utah, Alberta—where it stays cold long enough to build a castle. This year, the … Continue reading

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Weekend in Ohio

We made a quick trip to Columbus in mid-January. Here’s an overview. A friend of Sally’s had sung the praises of Schmitdt’s German restaurant in German village. We drove straight there after picking up our rental Toyota Rav-4. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fort Collins

On the Friday after Thanksgiving we went to Fort Collins because … We didn’t really have a reason. We headed downtown in search of a reason to be there. Here’s what we found. A tribute to Andy Warhol on the … Continue reading

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Swetsville Zoo

Bill Swets was a farmer who created his sculpture park just for fun. He fashioned about 180 creatures out of scrap metal and machine parts. The all sit in a dilapidated yard along the Cache la Poudre River near Fort … Continue reading

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