Darkness On The Edge of Town
Beware of black vultures and winged monkeys.
The Roaring Twenties
Lake & Ogden. Don't sit with your back to the door.
Hands Across The Water
I seldom ask strangers to pose for me. In this
particular case I may have been in their way
as they were trying to take a photo of Joliet
Correctional Center. As I apologized I discovered that the fellow was a citizen of Ghana, a country in West Africa and was a student in Japan. His friend, also from Ghana, is studying in Chicago. He was in the States specifically to visit former movie sites. We talked for a while and this was all fascinating to me.
We took photos of each other and parted on friendly terms.
I hadn't intended to post this but was prompted to by a question in the forums from Barb Langfeld and a response by David Uthe.
Maybe this boils down to reach out and touch someone. I'm glad I did.
A way out of the neighborhood to a possible
adventure somewhere in the city.
Choose to see the light and color around you.
The vibe is quite different in the ten mile span from Michigan Avenue to Damen Avenue.
Someone To Watch Over Me
My Blue Heaven
Reach outside your balcony window and grab a fistful of blue.
For some reason I've had a fascination with these
sister office buildings along 22nd Street in Oakbrook, but I never got the shot I wanted.
One recent Sunday morning I pulled onto the shoulder of eastbound I-88 and took this one.
With the elimination of a couple of small distractions this is the result, the photo I wanted.
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