Monochrome Monday: Back in the Day

The bridges were all old, most over 100 years when originally built. it appeared most of the original wood had been replaced for the decades. I created this picture for an older look harkening back to the days when cameras were in their youth and pictures faded over time.

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…

The Parlor

Is this room really a parlor? I don’t know. Just thought it was an interesting word to use giving an air of merry old England. But, I don’t know if parlors are an English thing or a new world thing. Whatever the name, it was a great place to relax, have coffee, tea, or a tidbit…