My Favorite Spot to Drive Through

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Kirby Fine Homes

There is this little area of road near the Mississippi River just south of La Crescent in Southeast Minnesota that always captures my eye. If I had to describe peace, then this would be one of the first places I would think of. We drive though it every time I travel to Wisconsin to visit the in-laws. On one side is this old looking train bridge that sits just above a small tributary stream. On the other side is a water-marsh area that is always a nice bright green. Finally, after two years, I stopped to take some photos. Enjoy!

Comments (12)

Dana Couch-Davis
Kendall Haney Realty Group - Memphis, TN

What a very special place Jennifer.  I love the Minnesota rural areas.  So serene and uplifting.  And always beautiful.  I envy you!

Jun 25, 2008 03:17 PM
Jennifer Kirby
Kirby Fine Homes - Minneapolis, MN
The Luxury Agent

Thanks Dana, Midwest rural areas in general are very beautiful. Having grown up surrounded by corn fields in southern Indiana, I have a soft spot for rural life.

Jun 25, 2008 03:24 PM
Lane Bailey
Century 21 Results Realty - Suwanee, GA
Realtor & Car Guy

I have a few of those places.  They lift me up.  One is someplace that isn't easy to visit... Moab, UT. 

Jun 25, 2008 03:27 PM
Jennifer Kirby
Kirby Fine Homes - Minneapolis, MN
The Luxury Agent

Lane - one of my favorite places on earth is the southern island of New Zealand. I have only been there once, and would love to go back someday. It is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen.

Jun 25, 2008 03:42 PM
Nancy Pav
Century 21 Redwood Realty - Ashburn, VA
Nancy Pav, Your "GottaHave" Realtor

That's beautiful.  I really enjoy looking at the pictures everybody takes...I'm getting a different view of the world.

Jun 25, 2008 11:05 PM
Sharon Simms
Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International - Saint Petersburg, FL

Jennifer - isn't it amazing how many things we don't get around to photographing? I'm learning to go around the block and stop when I pass something interesting.

Jun 26, 2008 01:03 PM
Lane Bailey
Century 21 Results Realty - Suwanee, GA
Realtor & Car Guy

Ok, it wouldn't take too much arm twisting to get me to NZ... or Australia.  Especially if I could take a Jeep. 

Jun 28, 2008 02:49 PM
Gary White~Grand Rapids Home Selling Pro Call: 616-821-9375
Flexit Realty "Flexible Home Selling Solutions" - Grand Rapids, MI
Real Estate Services You can Trust!

Jennifer, Very beautiful.  I felt peaceful watching the slideshow.  Thanks, I enjoyed the post.

Jul 30, 2008 05:44 AM
Bob Cumiskey
A1 Connection Realty, Inc. - Sun City Center, FL
US Army Retired, Your Sun City Center, Florida ~ Realtor

Jennifer, Looks like a beautiful place.  Nice and tranquil, and a place to contemplat life.  Great photos.

Jul 30, 2008 06:55 AM
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

absolutely beautiful! Indeed a tranquil paradise!

Jul 30, 2008 07:35 AM
Carol Judd
New Star Real Estate - Vernal, UT
Vernal Utah Real Estate

No wonder you enjoy it.  It is beautiful.  Thanks, for sharing .

Jul 30, 2008 08:25 AM
Earleene Woods
Keller Williams Experience Realty - Murray, KY


Thanks for sharing.  Looks like a very serene and restful place.

Aug 01, 2008 03:42 PM