Monday, September 25, 2017

Chicago Love

One race fan near the finish of the Chicago Half Marathon was showing a little Chicago love, waving our city's flag. My son, Jono and Sam ran the race, although both were definitely not fully trained for a grueling 13.1 miles in the heat. Still, they both finished and that is a major accomplishment. Having run that race three times in the past, it is a killer with around 8 miles on Lake Shore Drive with no shade. Ouch. Congrats to Jono and Sam and next time, find time to train for the distance. You can only get away with that in your 20's.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

We're Number One....or is it something else?

I'm not exactly sure what message these flowers are trying to bring.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Some Chicago Color

When you see colors like this you have to shoot the shot. Taken near the Shedd Aquarium on Chicago's lakefront.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Chicago Looking Down

Yesterday's post was from a shot looking up at the old Sears Tower. Today, we have a cellphone shot looking down from the 35th floor of the Nuveen Building along the Chicago River. Wonderful view from our office building.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Chicago Looking Up

Looking up in Chicago. Still hate the name Willis Tower. Will always be Sears Tower to most Chicagoan.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

St Louis has nothing on us

Sure, St. Louis has the Gateway Arch. We have the Golden Arches. A tourist mega and a place for the desperate about to get on the hour and a half-rush hour ride home. Me? I was just walking to the Portillo's across the street.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Busch Stadium Pole-to-Pole

Stadium #12 (I think) in my pole-to-pole series. Might be the last new ballpark that I get to this season. St. Louis Busch stadium is very red. Nice stadium but I don't like that there is no outside concourse above the first section. Can't walk around the park unless you go inside and underneath the stadium. So, not one of my favorites. But great views all around.