Entries by philblock@yahoo.com

Milwaukee Brewers Military Appreciation Day

On America’s Independence Day, I worked the Milwaukee Brewers game as a volunteer photographer for the USO of Wisconsin. The Brewers hosted Military Appreciation Day and invited hundreds of service members and veterans on the 4th of July. Plenty of red, white, and blue adorned these American patriots and their families! – View Milwaukee Brewers […]

Port Washington Pirate Festival 2017

After a several-year absence, the Pirate Festival returned to Port Washington, Wisconsin. This popular festival brings throngs of would-be pirates to town for a fun weekend. The festival includes vendor booths, bands, exhibits, sword fights, an 8k run, food, and even a tall ship! – View Pirate Fest ’17 Photo Gallery

The Floating Museum

A native Michigander, I’ve lived in Wisconsin for over thirty years now. My roots and family are still in Michigan. I’ve had the occasion several times to save myself the hassle of driving around the bottom of Lake Michigan while traveling by taking the S.S. Badger car ferry across the lake. The S.S. Badger is truly a […]

Spring Beauty

Today brought a brief photo outing with a couple of my friends. Nothing major, just a visit to a local park to photograph spring wildflowers, followed by lunch. This kind of thing is good for the soul. You may now go back to your phone. View full size images in gallery: ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” […]

Lake Superior Sunsets

I’ve enjoyed traveling to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for over fifty years now. For almost five of those years, I lived there while I attended college at Michigan Tech. The U.P. is dominated by Lake Superior. The big lake creates its own weather, provides both natives and tourists with myriad recreational opportunities, and also serves as […]

Spring Ephemerals

Spring ephemeral, refers to perennial plants that emerge quickly in the spring and die back to their underground parts after a short growth and reproduction phase. — Wikipedia Spring is slowly returning to the northern Midwest. Yesterday we had a sunny, windless day with temps reaching into the mid-50s. While those who live in warmer […]

China Lights

China Lights is an incredible visual spectacle. Milwaukee was one of the ten cities to host this fantastic display of artistry and craftsmanship on the 2016 USA tour. To experience this one-of-a-kind display of creativity, visit the China Lights gallery.

2016 Saukville, WI Car Show

Every year the small southeast Wisconsin town of Saukville holds a great car show. This year Mother Nature cooperated and provided a beautiful, sunny day for this nostalgic event. This year’s images have been added to the 2007 and 2013 images in the Saukville Car Show Gallery.

Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin

Like aviation history? The Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin is a great resource! You’ll enjoy viewing aviation art, models, a free flight simulator, research library, and much more. All housed within the modern terminal of an operating regional airport! View the Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin Photo Gallery

Strolling Elkhart Lake

Elkhart Lake is a historic village in the northern Kettle Moraine region of Wisconsin. Situated on on the scenic shores of its namesake lake, this historic village has been a popular resort destination for generations. To view more photos, visit my Strolling Elkhart Lake gallery.