Memphis, Tennessee — The Lowenstein Building (left) and the Lincoln American Tower before an extensive reconstruction.
Memphis, Tennessee — Tables in the dining room at the Memphis Marriott East's Blue Shoe Bar & Grill, which specializes in Southern cuisine.
Memphis, Tennessee — Invasive species: Kudzu vines covering things President's Island.
Memphis, Tennessee — Kudzu, an invasive species known as "the vine that ate the South," growing on President's Island.
Memphis, Tennessee — Court Square and its Main Street Trolley station, seen from the Sleep Inn at Court Square hotel.
Memphis, Tennessee — Passengers on the Main Street Trolley.
Memphis, Tennessee — A pair of passengers on the Main Street Trolley.
Memphis, Tennessee — Interior of the Center for Southern Folklore at 209 Beale Street..
Memphis, Tennessee — Life-size bronze statue by sculptor Leone Tommasi honoring W. C. Handy stands facing Beale Street, just inside the entrance to Handy Park.
Memphis, Tennessee-- A crowd awaits Independence Day festivities at Handy Park near the W.C. Handy statue by Leone Tommasi.
Memphis, Tennessee — Beale Street, just south of A. Schwab's dry goods store, the only remaining original business on Beale. Across Beale Street at far left is King's Palace Cafe.
Memphis, Tennessee — Beale Street at Second ahead of July 4th celebration. The barricade sign reads, "No vehicles, no bicycles, no skates, no skateboards, no glass containers, no animals/reptiles."
Memphis, Tennessee — Main Street entrance of downtown's Peabody Place.
Memphis, Tennessee — Main Street building occupied by the Perez Cigar Company.
Memphis, Tennessee — Full Gospel Tabernacle at 787 Hale Road, the church where Rev. Al Green is pastor.
Memphis, Tennessee — Posing with a couple we met during a Sunday services at Full Gospel Tabernacle, Rev. Al Green's church at 787 Hale Road. Pastor Green was out of town when we visited.
Memphis, Tennessee — Amy with a couple of churchgoers we met at Full Gospel Tabernacle, Rev. Al Green's church at 787 Hale Road. Pastor Green was not present this particular Sunday.
Memphis, Tennessee — Sign outside the famous dance club Raiford's Hollywood Disco: "No discrimination. No saggy pants. Ladies free."
Memphis, Tennessee — Exterior of the famous dance club Raiford's Hollywood Disco at 115 Vance Ave.
Exterior of the Blue Plate Cafe, a restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee.
During the 1950s, dinnerware manufactured by the Royal China Company of Sebring, Ohio and decorated with transfer printed scenes taken from prints by Currier & Ives was offered as promotional premiums by A&P grocery stores. Although also produced in pink, green, and...
We wanted to escape our Kenosha apartment for the Fourth of July holiday and decided to drive to "Memphis in the meantime." Breakfast on the 4th was here at the cheerful Blue Plate Cafe, where we enjoyed some tasty gravy with our biscuits and soaked up the...
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin — Amy, Amy, Lynn, and Melissa — the key four in the Maidenform store (a.k.a. "The Panty Ranch") at the Prime Outlets shopping center.
Kenosha, Wisconsin Newly-surfaced parking lot at Southport Plaza.
Kenosha, Wisconsin — We had a deep, old clawfoot bathtub in that apartment on 5th Avenue. In lucid dreaming, there’s an exercise which involves finding your feet or your hands as a first step in establishing your identity and your location. Taking this photo, I could...
Fireworks at Kenosha, Wisconsin's Cohorama Point during the annual Cohorama festival and fishing tournament, reflected in the water at Simmons Island Marina. The Cohorama festival ended in 2004, but has been succeeded by the somewhat smaller Kenosha Coho Classic...
Kenosha County, Wisconsin — Signage depicting a waiter and waitress in traditional dress at the Little Europe Schnitzel House Bohemian restaurant along I-94's East Frontage Road..
Kenosha, Wisconsin — A large United States flag is displayed on the back of a house.
Burlington, Wisconsin — Our brothers-in-law Jim and Bill at a backyard party.
Kenosha, Wisconsin — Our nephew Brad checks out Andy's car.