The Bean People

Without a doubt, the best place in Chicago to people watch is at Cloud Gate more commonly known as The Bean. It has a magnetic personality that attracts people from all over the world. It seems they come to look at themselves in its mirror surface where they see themselves as if they were in…

A Girl And Her Phone

In close proximity to the man and his old dog, I saw this girl sitting alone playing with her phone. When I was her age, we had recently transitioned from rotary phones to buttons. The idea of mobile phones was future fiction. That future fiction has become current reality and people tend to be emotionally…

A Man and His Dog

I enjoy bike rides along the lake for the exercise, getting in the zone, and people watching. I take breaks at specific points along the Lake Front Trail specifically to people watch. One of my favorite places is the Chess Pavilion for its proximity to the lake and the intersection of trails funneling people into…