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Podcast / 15.06.2009

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="255" caption="Quang-Tuan Luong"][/caption] In most films by Ken Burns like the Brooklyn Bridge, Jazz, The Civil War or Baseball he uses historical archive photographs that show us snap shots of time long past. And though there are plenty of old photos in his latest film “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” Burns also uses modern images taken by naturalist photographer Quang Toan Luong. Luong’s images feature prominently in Burns’ National Parks film series due to premiere on PBS station nation wide in late September. Having visited all...

Madison, Triathlon / 14.06.2009

I'll be the first to admit it. This is one I kind of phoned this one in. I almost didn't make out in time to get this series of photographs you'll find at : http://www.jamesedwardmills.com/The_Joy_Trip_Project/Photos/Pages/Capitol_View_Triathlon.html I completely missed the swim start and just barely made it in time to see the bike and run finishes. But frankly it was far too  gorgeous a Sunday morning to miss this fabulous event.  Everyone was in high spirits and great form. Please post your comments and highlights....

Bikes, Madison / 14.06.2009

  IMG_6695 Late last night we heard a crash. Must have been about 2 in the morning. My wife and I thought it was kids playing with fireworks in the cemetery behind our house. That's not an unusual sound to hear this close to July 4th. Beats the hell out of the sound of gunfire. After the dogs stopped barking we rolled over and went back to sleep. But when we woke up this morning we discovered one of the huge maple trees in our back yard had lost a limb. It had to be 40 inches in diameter at its base and its mass of branches and leaves completely covered the Capital City bike path.
Uncategorized / 11.06.2009

The Madison bike community gathered in a celebration of culture Thursday evening at Revolution Cycles, 2330 Atwood Ave. Local devotes of bicycle transport showed off their rides and a new line of fashion forward clothing by designers Becky Heller and Jess Neumann for the progress female cycling socialite.   Click here for more photos>>...

Uncategorized / 11.06.2009

[caption id="attachment_143" align="alignleft" width="145" caption="Peter Takeda"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_142" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Nick Rosen"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_141" align="alignleft" width="145" caption="Mick Follari"][/caption] Climber and adventure journalist Peter Takeda reports on his Facebook page today that the bodies of friends Jonny Copp and Wade Johnson have been recovered after an avalanche in China. Micah Dash, the third member the of team lost over the weekend on Mount Edgar, is still missing and presumed dead. The climbers were on assignment in the Southwestern Siuchan Province with Sender Films, makers of adventure movies . Takeda, a resident of...

Capital Region Business Journal, Magazines, Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio / 09.06.2009

[caption id="attachment_115" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="David Overlin receives $10 to give away at Summit Credit Union in Fitchburg"]Click here to play audio: Pay It ForwardDavid Overlin receives $10 to give away at Summit Credit Union in Fitchburg [/caption] This story aired June 9, 2009 on Wisconsin Public Radio James_001>> Several weeks ago David Overlin was given a $10 bill. He was one of few thousand people in Southern Wisconsin asked by Summit Credit Union to pay the money forward. In other words, Overlin was tasked with giving the cash away to someone who could use it more than he could.
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