Deer Park, Illinois
Handcut found map on Artagain 5x7”
1895 / 1964 / 1973 / 2009 / A study in #Chicago #architecture. #skyline #chigram #instagram312 #city (at River North Neighborhood)
Chicago. I want to have a picnic on that bridge one night and just watch the cars roll by.
I had a chance to attend Roger Ebert’s “celebration” tonight at the Chicago Theater. The whole thing was stunning. If one person comes to speak about me the way people spoke about Roger, I will have lived a good life.
It certainly gives you a lot to chew on; he had cancer for a long time, and yet those years were his most productive in terms of his writing and impact on the world.
People quoted him across the board, but the one that kept coming up in bits, the one that stuck in my ears. “I believe that if, at the end of it all, according to our abilities, we have done something to make others a little happier, and something to make ourselves a little happier, that is about the best we can do. To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. We must try to contribute joy to the world. That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances. We must try.” -Roger Ebert
Good life philosophy. Good man, that Roger Ebert.
Lake Shore Drive from the Hancock.
I like that the Chicago loop looks like the eye of Sauron on this thing.
Lake Michigan Yachting, 1967, Chicago. Millard Owen Sheets
The first sign of spring for me is when the boats return to the harbors. I saw my first one at Belmont Harbor this morning. Bring it on!
I love the first Saturday in April when they open the bridges for the boats. *weeps*