Monday, August 03, 2015

Blue Moon

As in once in a.

This celestial non-event (generated from a quirk in the calendar) lured the Professor out on a Friday night. Anoka, a sleepy river town for many years, has finally developed a night-life, not burgeoning by any means, but exponentially bigger than it was when I first moved here thirty years ago. The "Port of Anoka", catering to the pontoon set, was as full as the blue moon itself:

Lovers, caught in a halo, strolled along the dam:

Flat-mates explored their new apartment:

Finally, I spied the majestic celestial orb rising over main street:

The blue moon and the city’s water tower made for an evocative pairing:

By Professor Batty


Blogger Jono said...

Welcome to the exotic and romantic city of Anoka. Maybe you should be on the Anoka Tourism Board after making it seem like a village it Italy.

Blogger Professor Batty said...

It’s hard to find new angles on what you’ve seen thousands of times, the goofy 9mm f1.4 lens I used (a cctv lens) adds some drama. I've got the Q fisheye coming later in the week, more fun…

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