30 Mar 2012

Angel’s Tires

Welcome to Pilsen, one of the more colorful and random neighborhoods you’ll find in Chicago.  Also, they have the coolest L stop in the whole city.  These are details from Angel’s Tire Shop, open 24 hours.  Sleep deprivation explains a lot…..

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29 Mar 2012

anemone

Anemone at Shedd Aquarium

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28 Mar 2012

Inspiration

The Museum of Surgical Science is possibly one of the most interesting and little visited museums in town.  It is also a great inspiration for nightmares and horror movies.  Here I give a trepanning kit; for the drilling of holes into the skull, you know, to let out the evil spirits.

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27 Mar 2012

Condensation

Rather than precipitation we have been deal with condensation this week, which for one of my vacations is an improvement.

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27 Mar 2012

Street Chess

I am on vacation this week (whee!) and have finally found a chance to sit down a update my poor neglected blog.  Sorry for the delay, it was really a case of having nothing new to post and preparing for a house guest.

This week is full of running around acting like a tourist and taking pictures everywhere, so I figured I’d try some candid street photography since as we all know I don’t think I have any great skill in photographing people.  Here I offer you street chess, anyone can walk up and play a round of chess or checkers against anyone else who may want to play a game.

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08 Mar 2012

Trapped

Some days you just can’t escape.

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08 Mar 2012

Spring Willows

Tom Ping park, Chinatown

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06 Mar 2012

Bartender

 

Is it too early to start drinking?

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05 Mar 2012

Light Pollution

skyline2

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04 Mar 2012

subtle reminders

 

Wandering around the city you sometimes see subtle reminders of mortality.

The lions of the Art Institute stand on these.

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