They're making some progress on the Arch grounds. More than a year ago, contractors for CityArchRiver project started cutting down all of the ash trees, and when they did that, they closed off all of the sidewalks that criss-crossed the park. Just in the last couple of weeks, they reopened some of the sidewalks, and today—sunny, … Continue reading Back To The Arch
There have been 161 posts on Shoulblog so far. And the one that, by far, gets the most traffic over time is About That Statue, a series of pictures of the Lewis & Clark Statue on the St. Louis riverfront. The statue, named "The Captains' Return," was somewhat unique in that it was regularly inundated … Continue reading The Captains’ Return … Returns!
Note: When originally written, this was part of a series of posts about pictures used in the header at the top of this blog. Well, life happens and headers change, and now there are completely different pictures up there. Oh well, I'll keep these posts, though. Previous posts in the series are here and here and … Continue reading Downbound On The Upper
Note: This statue has been moved. You can read a June 2016 update to this post here. Just downriver from Eads Bridge in St. Louis, on the St. Louis riverfront, is a statue called The Captains' Return. It depicts the return of William Clark and Meriwether Lewis, along with their dog, Scout, from their famous … Continue reading About That Statue…
Here are a couple more pictures I liked from my walk across the river the other day. (As always, click on the thumbnail for a larger view.) First, as you see above, a panorama of the St. Louis Skyline from across the river. The overlook at Malcolm W. Martin Park is a little back from … Continue reading A New Way To Look At St. Louis, Ctd.
April 20 was the day I'd been waiting for for months. Warm, but not too warm. Plenty of sunshine. Not a terribly busy day at work. And the trees are greening up nicely, filling out enough so that, from a distance, they look pretty darn summery. I took my camera to work. And at lunchtime … Continue reading A New Way To Look At St. Louis