Minnesota Scenes: Your eye on May

1 May 4, 2013. A scene from the Run Or Dye 5K run on Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn., on May 4. Flickr user H-Dub shared this in the MPR Flickr pool, and writes: Runners run the course while periodically getting splashed with colored dust in an adaptation of Holi, the Indian spring festival of colors. 
2 Meaghan Harper shared this photo. She writes: "Our horse barn and Adirondack chairs under snow in Stockholm, Wis." She took the photo Friday morning, May 3. 
3 Outside Duluth shared this photo of the Lester River Kayak Race in the MPR Flickrpool. It was taken May 4. 
4 Outside Duluth shared this image of a bicycle rider on abandoned railroad tracks during the Gas-Free Birdathon on May 18 in our Flickr pool. 
5 A Great Grey Owl, photographed on May 10 and shared on our Flickr stream by David R. Johnson. 
6 A juvenile Bald Eagle photographed on May 4 at the Highland Park Nature Center in Bloomington by Douglas Fish. 
7 Mary J.I. shared this image of the Robert Street Bridge in our Flickr pool. She writes: "I'm aiming to capture a shot of as many bridges in the St. Paul area as I can find." Taken on May 7 on St. Paul's West Side. 
8 Tom Olmscheid, of Shoreview, submitted this photo of people opposed to the same-sex marriage bill praying the rosary in the east wing of the State Capitol on May 9. 
9 A supporter of same-sex marriage carries a rainbow colored umbrella in the rotunda of the State Capitol as the House of Representatives debates the same-sex marriage bill on May 9.