I got little sleep last night. But this morning, on the walk to the train, the sun was out, the air was crisp, and I had Page France looping on my iPod. I was smiling like an idiot, looking up at the sky and feeling pretty fantastic. The clouds were incredibly unusual this morning – looking a lot like someone…
This wasn’t my original idea, but on zooming in to a pic I took, I found this dizzying series of lines intersectiing one another. Early morning meeting.
Window display, Quimby’s bookstore on North Avenue.
Spotted this forgotten bong on the corner of Honore and North. This right here? This is yet another reason why I love you, Chicago. And for the record, yes. It was cashed.
Spotted this spray bunny on the corner of the Damen/North/Milwaukee trisection. It’s been there for a while, and today was the day I finally remembered to grab a shot of it (in some daylight). I don’t have a real reason for it, but I dig the design. I like the way this looks, even though it’s graffiti. I guess I…
Damen Blue Line stop. I’ve seen this thing on the side of the building where the maintenance guys seem to hang out. I’m unclear what this big drum thing is for – communications of some kind? Totally clueless. One of these days, I’ll have to ask one of the CTA folk and get an answer.
Nothing is impossible. Everything is black and white.
Birds of a feather. Snapped this shot while looking out over a parking lot, at the Damen Blue Line stop. What first caught my eye was that these birds were perched on the wall itself, literally clinging to the brick. I watched them for a good while, fluttering from wire to brick, flying across the parking lot, into some trees…
I’m always fascinated by sidewalk chalk art. Sometimes, it makes me existential. Sometimes, it creeps me out. But today, it just made me smile.