Author: sunseekervp

  • Saturday October 1 was Bridge Day

    On Saturday October 1, I finally tackled a project I had been thinking about for some time. I wanted to fly around some of my favorite bridges that crossed the Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky. The video below is a compilation of all of the bridges i visited on Saturday October 1. Lewis and […]

  • Safety Issues force the hand of Bloomington, and the Johnson Creamery smokestack is…er…circumcised..

    Johnson’s Creamery is a historic creamery building located at Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana. The original section was built about 1914, and is a two-story, rectangular, red brick building. Additions were made to the original building until 1951, and are all constructed of red brick with parapets. The iconic smokestack dates to 1949. Johnson’s Creamery vacated […]

  • Iconic IU building is demolished

    The Poplars building on Seventh street in Bloomington was a landmark and for many years, the tallest building on Campus. The building, which was constructed in 1964 as a hotel, was purchased by Indiana University in 1972, and eventually converted to office space. The 150,000-square-foot facility was doomed by the IU board of trustees about […]

  • Long-overdue construction project progress

    Last week i went and checked out the progress being made at one of our most complex intersections. For those of you not from around here, we had 5 roads meeting in a haphazard way, with frequent backups on at least 2 of the roads. To say it was irritating would be an understatement After […]

  • A week with the grandson

    What a busy week! It’s amazing how much energy a two year old has

  • A New Service I can provide

    I remember the first house my parents had built way back in 1972. From what I remember, this simple 1200 square-foot home cost them a grand total of $14,200. A princely sum in those days. They had just moved out of a suburb of Detroit, and our new town had more cows and horses than […]

  • Memories of Athens

    In going through my old videos today, I realized I could’ve dedicated an entire video to my orbit around the Parthenon If you’re curious about the Parthenon and its fabled history, Do a Wikipedia search on it and check out the amazing things that of happened there. This building has been a temple to Athena, […]

  • Meeting a local Artist: Tommy James Today I had an item I posted on Facebook Marketplace, and the buyer asked if I could deliver it to him. Since the address was here in Bloomington, and I am a friendly guy, I said Sure! When I arrived, I was greeted by someone who looked like they fell out of time from […]

  • The beautiful West Baden Inn

    The West Baden Springs Hotel, formerly known as the West Baden Inn, is part of the French Lick Resort and is a national historic landmark hotel in West Baden Springs, Orange County, Indiana. It is known for the 200-foot (61 m) dome covering its atrium. Prior to the completion of the Coliseum in Charlotte, North […]

  • Happy Friday!

    Hey I sure hope everybody’s having a good day, and that continue through the weekend. I take some pictures of the sunrise this morning because it seemed like it was going to be a pretty spectacular one. What I like about these pictures is the inevitable sunrise with the gas station in the foreground with […]