Monochrome Monday: Late in the Season

Labor Day has passed. The days are getting notably warmer. Temperatures have been on the cool side. Then a beautiful Saturday descended upon Chicago bringing out the boats, the beach goers, the swimmers undeterred by the always frigid waters. The perfect weather brought out me on my bike with my mirrorless camera. And I was…

Serenity

I almost always stop to take pictures of the emerging Buddhas on the lake front. ¬†Lately, clouds have been few and far between or just uninteresting. On this day, there were finally a few clouds to add interest. There was heavy glare so I was pretty much shooting blind. Had I been able to see,…

Below the Yellow

There were many yellow flowers adorning the landscape during our trip. We saw them lining the highway. We saw them growing wild near the bridges. There were at least 5 different types of flowers. This was the only one I found providing a good opportunity to shoot from below with sky and cloud in the…

Et Tu, Brute? – A Sad Memory

Racism is alive and well in Central Indiana. Indiana was a border state during the American Civil War residing North of the border, the side opposed to slavery. To see this racist sentiment saddens me. I am particularly alarmed by racism as I am married outside my race. My children are biracial born in the…