I Want To Ride My Bicycle

The further one gets from Oak Street Beach in Chicago, the less congested the Lake Front Trail becomes. Down near Soldier Field, it’s fairly open I and can go as hard and fast as my legs will pedal without worrying about a person hypnotized by their phones and walking into the middle of the trail…

Daisy? What’s in a Name?

The last of the taken from below flower pictures I liked is this one of yellow/orange flowers. I think they may have been a type of daisy but I’m not really sure. Shakespeare said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This flower, no matter its name, would still be beautiful. What is…

Day Lily

Another flower shot from bottom up. This is a Day Lily. While looking up it’s name, I discovered the plant has edible flowers, leaves, and roots. Personally, I will pass this meal and go for a Chicago Style Hotdog or Chicago Style pizza.

Purple Coneflower

Near Soldier Field in Chicago is a monument honoring fallen firemen. The are is graced by many colored flowers. The lighting was harsh so I had to get a little creative to capture the flowers with my camera in a way that would show their glory. I laid on the ground and, facing upward, snapped…

The Sky Line

The Chicago sky line is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. (The fact that it’s one of the only skylines I’ve seen from the water narrows the choices.) It is particularly enchanting when seen from a boat at night with the windows lit up from the inside. It’s almost like seeing an ocean…