Recently we have all been experiencing weather events that seem unique and out of the ordinary. It is especially gallingRead More
Last month we did a road trip on the west coast of the U.S. Weather was perfect, traffic was light (with exceptions), it felt good to see friends and family, discover new places, and witness changes that have occurred in areas we have visited in the past.
Rather than designing a page with images and a travelogue, I am providing a link to a series of images on my Flickr account as a way to easily share them. This event was a Rally to Protect Mueller, in Ventura, California. It was scheduled for the end of the workday, beginning at 5:00 p.m. There was still light in the sky when we arrived, and in some of the photos smoke is visible from the beginning of the Woolsey Fire. The passion and concerns of citizens were evident in their signage and enthusiasm. Participants of all ages remained at this intersection long after the sunset.
To view this set of images, click on this link to open the folder, which also includes other events at rallies from the past two years.Read More
Among the excellent shows we saw recently, there are two that stand out and are on view for a while longer at the Art Institute:
Ivan Albright Flesh through August 5, 2018 features several of his well-known works, many of which I remember seeing in his retrospective here in the late 1970s. Included in this current showRead More
In the previous posts I’ve included some images from our travels in May and June, centered in Chicago with a road trip to Plano, Illinois and Columbus, Indiana to see examples of modern architectureRead More
When we were planning this recent visit to be with family in Chicago, we knew there would be numerous things to see and do, so timing our visit to coincide with some of them was essential. We organized this to include a road-trip toRead More