Posts Tagged "on the way home"

Safety First

I couldn’t get a sense of anything else around this sign, that might warrant a safety reminder. It just seemed to have been planted in the middle of nowhere, akin to a sign that someone might put next to the sidewalk that says “Eat Your Vegetables.”

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The Turtle Escaped

The part that cracked us both up is that the turtle “escaped.” Trying to imagine this as a kind of slow-motion, multi-hour prison break made me chuckle a little bit.

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Going To and From

This week has been an interesting one, in that by tomorrow… I’ll have been working in three different offices within the span of four days. Now that I’m back in Chicago, I have a different commute than the one I’ve had for the last five years.

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Mobile Grooming Spa

Liz and I spotted this, while walking home from work today. At first, I saw the picture of a dog and assumed it was some kind of pet thing. But on closer inspection, I realized it was a mobile grooming spa.

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Looking at a Old Detour

While walking home, I spotted some of the valets on Washington just kind of hanging out. In particular, one guy who was perched on the Detour sign, looking down the road.

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It Works

But a part of me also feels like it’s tempting fate, just a teensy little bit. I’m imagining a drunk college student staggering home, seeing this, and then thinking “Well, we’ll just see about that!

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Protestors in the Rain

At first, I thought the crowd had blocked off State Street and the police were moving in to disperse them. After a few minutes, I realized that the police were part of the protest route and were simply bringing up the rear.

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Felled

I think this guy was planted in a small bed on the corner, as it doesn’t seem to have many roots. Winds were definitely strong today, but it’s a miracle this guy didn’t uproot before now. It looks as though it was sitting in about a foot of soil!

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Suddenly, Skynyrd

Spotted this on my walk home, after stopping off at the grocery store. I couldn’t see inside the bag, but the note itself made me chuckle. I liked it so much, I had to set all my bags down so I could take this photo.

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Unexpected Love

Here’s a close-up. I didn’t get a good look at it as I was passing by, but now that I’ve got it in Photoshop… I’m not sure what it is. A symbol? A gesture?

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