A lot on my mind recently, and I’ve been delinquent in putting these thoughts down in digital form.
For the time being, here are some photos from today’s walk to downtown (I would say “to and from” but the rain made me wuss out and take the bus home). I headed from Wicker Park to Grand Avenue, saw a movie, and spent a bit of time in Millennium Park until I got somewhat rained out.
I walked underneath Michigan Avenue for the first time (or at least, first time in that direction) – here’s the stairs to and from the lower level.
The “American Gothic” statues at the NBC Plaza, against a backdrop of the Tribune building. Still working on how to hold the camera vertically.
The rain at Millennium Park wasn’t heavy, just enough to make the park-goers huddle together under umbrellas.
My favorite photo – I love the floral umbrella. This might have been the usual number of people at the Bean, but they seemed to be seeking shelter underneath it.
Five sparrows sitting by the Crown Fountain in Millennium Park. They flew away about five seconds later.
The rainy bus ride home (and messing around with the focus function)
Three weeks, more or less, until I leave Chicago. More thoughts on this to come.