I love taking photos of street art, and I have often posted my photos. This is a selection of street art that I photographed but never have had occasion to post before, submitted for Lens-Artists’ weekly challenge: Street Art. Great topic!! Turtle made of tire rims, Dunseith, North Dakota Murals, Dubuque, Iowa Sculptures, Chicago, Illinois […]Read More Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Street Art
Frank at Dutch Goes the Photo’s Tuesday photo challenge this week is round. circles of ice that formed inside the holes of the mat outside our back door Sculpture at Dr. Evermore’s Forevertron (near Madison, WI) Macy’s Christmas balls Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier in ChicagoRead More Tuesday Photo Challenge: Round
June 16, 2018 Heading northeast toward Chicago, we passed up Towanda, which has a couple of sites worth mentioning; mainly “A Geographical Journey” Parkway with interpretive kiosks along the road, and Towanda Dead Man’s Curve, part of the original 66 before the 1940s and now on Old Route 4. We intended to stop in Lexington […]Read More Getting Our Kicks: Homeward Bound (Route 66, Day 9-Part 2)
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is photos capturing people unaware, in other words, candid shots., reminding me of that old TV show, Candid Camera. Visitor on a rocking horse outside Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam Women in Arusha, Tanzania A Chicago Sinfonietta concert patron tries out the sitar during intermission at Symphony Hall in Chicago… […]Read More CFFC: You’re On Candid Camera!
Becky has a new Square challenge – Time! The rules are below. Meanwhile, I take us back to Michigan Avenue in Chicago, where many buildings have clocks. Here is the one from Tiffany’s, above the main entrance. Becky says: Our theme will be #timesquare, so expect lots of clocks and maybe even the occasional Times […]Read More Time Square in Chicago
In Evanston is a small museum that most residents don’t even know exists. We didn’t either, until Open House Chicago listed it in the sites to tour in Evanston. In fact, I didn’t know what a Toby jug was. Nevertheless, located at 910 Chicago Ave. in Evanston, IL, the museum hosts thousands of visitors per […]Read More Open House Chicago-Part 4: The American Toby Jug Museum
June 16, 2018 We headed toward home today, but there was plenty to see on Route 66 along the way. We had picked up a free guidebook – Illinois Route 66 Visitors Guide – the previous evening. First stop was Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, which we had visited the previous evening (see my previous […]Read More Getting Our Kicks On the Way Home (Day 9, Part 1)
Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Things With Wings. Yesterday a friend and I visited Christkindlmarkt in Chicago – an annual German market that sets up for the holiday season at the Daley Plaza. Someone must have been generous with bird seed to attract this plethora of pigeons! Then today it […]Read More A Photo a Week: Things With Wings
I saw this pretty fall display on Michigan Ave. in Chicago. It seems appropriate for Thanksgiving! Posted for Cee’s FOTD, 11/22/18. HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL IN THE U.S.A.!Read More FOTD: Fall Floral Display
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is: Funny. I looked through my photos to see which ones really made me laugh. Here’s what I came up with. Fish mailbox (Dempster Ave., Des Plaines) Speaking of fish, here are fish and duck Toby jugs: Dog Toby jugs: (If you are scratching your head, […]Read More CFFC: Make Me Laugh!