Sunday, March 22, 2009

Spring Blooms

I recently visited the Lincoln Park Conservatory which is having its spring flower show. It was a riot of color! Here are a few of my favorites:

Monday, March 16, 2009

St. Patty's day in Chicago

Some friends and I went into the city for the big St. Patty's day parade and river dying on Saturday (the actual day is Tuesday). We loved watching the crowds of green-wearing people and their antics. Here are some photos of our adventure:

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Les hasards heureux de l'escarpolette or The Swing

I am proud to say that I took the photograph that became the pup, Bennett, in the last work of art. I am glad that I had even a small part in this five hour feat of photoshop. I hope you enjoy this slightly silly reproduction of French art. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Spring is coming . . . soon!

I love spring because it leads into my favorite season: SUMMER. All the warmth and new things growing and flowers and beaches and sandals and cute skirts and sunshine and LIFE! I cannot get enough of spring and summer and all they do to banish the cold, dark world of winter. The sunshine gives the world such wonderful gifts. It is these gifts to which I pay homage in this post. I am looking eagerly forward to the return of the sun and the worship thereof.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Signs of the Times

I love the quaint, worn quality of these signs from a decade or more back. They charm me into believing for a moment that time as actually rolled back...