• Detail of a decorative grille at the entrance to the Carbide and Carbon Building, Chicago.

  • Out shooting the Carbide and Carbon Building today in downtown Chicago. One of a handful of preserved Art Deco gems in the city.

  • And another good oak. We have an abundance of oaks here in Riverside, Illinois.

  • A good oak, autumn.

  • An icy sycamore in Riverside, Illinois

  • A little more ice in Riverside, Illinois—no filter.

  • A little ice storm in Riverside, Illinois

  • The Altar at the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Chicago.

  • The vaulted ceiling and apse of the former Church of the Immaculate Conception (a German Catholic congregation), now home to the Monastery of the Holy Cross, a Benedictine community of monks in Bridgeport, Chicago.

  • Seen in Chicago’s old Bridgeport neighborhood, a 1920s-era drugstore sign, still extant.

  • Geese on the Des Plaines river, early morning.

  • A drawing from 2018.

  • Sunrise on tracks. Riverside, Illinois.

  • People-watching at the train station. I liked the shocking red hair.

  • Winter reflected in a tabletop.

  • A bit of color on a wintry day.

  • Let’s step away from winter for a bit, and look at sunlight shining on sprinkler water.

  • Early morning sky, summer. Riverside, Illinois

  • The wicked witch of the West is under there somewhere.

  • Face to face with a buck—what luck! I was out shooting autumn photos and turned around to find a deer watching me. So, I had to take a picture. He left me alone and went back to grazing.

  • Meanwhile…back at the car show.

  • From the Riverside Fourth of July parade three years ago.

  • Seen one morning in downtown Chicago, it must have been “Take your Boeing to work” day.

  • Fog over the Des Plaines river at Riverside, Illinois.

  • I call this the “St. Louis Arch Building” though it’s firmly placed on the banks of the Chicago River. I have no idea what it’s really called.

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