The tough day hike up to St. Mary's Falls left the kids hot and dog-tired. So they stuck their heads in the waterfall. But David Peek, 7, was the only one brave enough to go in, full-body. "I took several pictures that day, naturally pictures of my kids never turn out as well as pictures I take of my friends' kids," Barnett noted.
"That's Miles, my son. He went out with me both days. We were at Memorial Park, and he got ahead of me and went right into the middle of the flower patch. I said, "Stop! Wait!' I thought, "Stop and smell the flowers.' That's what life is supposed to be about."
Onlookers at the Douglas County Fair told a story to Lilla Woertendyke. The three young women, looking over a fence, are notable for their looks -- posture, hair, figure, etc. And in the corner, next to the first girl, a baby carriage evokes intimations of where the mating dance can end.
"This was really about the range of public art and the desire to have things besides the historic. The beauty of Starr Kempf's [Wind Clock] vs. the freezing of time from the past. Even though I like the history of the West, Starr Kempf's work is constantly in the present, and the other is constantly in the past."