Category Archives: Chicago

Winter in Chicago…a poem (2 pictures…reblog)

keep your majestic mountains you open plains of grain your breezy swaying palm trees small towns tucked into Maine just give me city snowscapes huge lions dressed in wreaths a million lights like diamonds glistening through the sleet the magic … Continue reading

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You know I love Chicago’s skyscrapers but did you know…

did you know that Chicago built the very first one?  AND a lot of the skyscrapers that have been built all over the world were built by Chicago architects, including the one in Dubi, which was built by 65-year old … Continue reading

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Merchandise Mart…Chicago

I warned you not to use the stairs at the Mart I forgot to tell women not to use the bathrooms unless they’re with someone else very bad things happen to women who think they have the right to use … Continue reading

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Starbucks in Chicago…from: Bored Panda

The World’s Largest 43,000 Square-Feet Starbucks Is Opening In Chicago This Fall

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The Merchandise Mart at night…Chicago

cities are gorgeous at night you can’t see this in the country maybe they look at the stars instead but being downtown at night especially when there’s fireworks is like being in an alternate reality the beauty can’t be explained … Continue reading

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This amazing art exhibit was at the Chicago Cultural Center. The potter is a disabled vet. He is anti-war and the entire proceeds from t-shirts, BOOKS and his pots, go to help others. His pots are $69 each but they are out of stock. Being among the pots is a moving experience and the horror of war is made real. His work is incredible, raw and profound. Each pot is a powerful message. 8 photographs.

I took this picture of the display but there were more on the other walls If you are a vet or know someone who is…this is the website.  They have info for vets and ways to help them.  Look … Continue reading

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These are on the walls at the Chicago Cultural Center…the light fixtures, EVERYTHING, in the Center is ART, and no expense was spared.

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