The Life of Riley
A quaint but comfortable south suburban home,
a fine trimmed lawn and two new Studebakers
in the driveway. Life is good.
*Who remembers Chester A. Riley?
Broad Stripes and Bright Stars
I find interesting the many ways rural areas
find to portray the Stars & Stripes. This one
is painted on a wooden pallet. Not accurate
but it gets the point across.
June 14, National Flag Day.
Power To The People (?)
Does this symbol pack any validity in the 21st
century or is it just a sad throwback to the '60s
Give It Some Consideration
That is, if you don't have anything better to do.
Built in the early 1960s, this house is a fine original example of the mid-century modern genre.
We'll Shout It Out Loud...
...we're in love and we're proud!
What will become of Tonya and Mike?
84th and Buffalo.
Lockport Police are investigating 79 headstones that were toppled over or broken into pieces at Lockport Cemetery. The cemetery dates back to 1854.
Police say the vandalism happened between Friday night and Saturday morning, over Memorial Day Weekend which is a time to honor veterans. Several Lockport war veterans are buried at the cemetery, including one who served in the War of 1812 and another who served in the Civil War.
In Lockport, Eric Horng, ABC-7 Eyewitness News.
I went to the cemetery to view the damage and came across Eric Horng and a cameraman. I didn't try to put an artsy spin on this. This isn't art, this is meanness and stupidity working hand in hand.
All Gave Some, Some Gave All
As far as the eye can see are the markers of
those who served in the United States Armed
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.
Austin Is Doing Something
The purpose of this mural is to raise awareness
that HIV is still a problem.
Located in Austin, Chicago & Mayfield Avenues.
...and plenty of it. I can't imagine what someone was thinking when they installed this on a
home in Old Town.