Yep, this was a good walk on a day off. The only people one would run into would be Arboretum's own patrol. All-you-can-eat buffet of crisp fresh air.
Fall is rapidly waning, giving way to winter and the best is always saved for last. Maples are usually the ones on fire, but oaks can be no less vibrant and hold their colorful leaves longer.
We all have things to see and places to go. Be it a cup of java at Peet's Coffee Shop, or asking people for a few dimes, or going for a lunch, or hauling boxes. Always something happening. That's the streets of Chicago in mid-day.
Our Shiba Inu, fittingly named "Shiba". If there were only one word in his vocabulary, the word he would choose to use would be "mine".
Autumn sunsets in the middle of maple forest don't have to be shot in color in order to become an onslaught onto your senses.
View of the reconstructed Chicago Stock Exchange terra cotta portal located in the east gardens of the Art Institute of Chicago. This portal was salvaged by the Institute after demolition of the original decayed Chicago Stock Exchange building, reconstructed and erected again. In the background is AON tower and part of the Prudential building. The... Continue Reading →