Do your children realize that everything we use in America is hauled at some point in an 18 wheeler? Think about it — those paper towels traveled from Green Bay, Wisconsin to the store in New Orleans. The fruits and vegetables in your local store came from a warehouse in Bakersfield, California. That WMTA public […]
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We’ve all driven under or over bridges as we travel on interstate highways. Here is what the bridge looks like while being constructed. These steel beams are about 90 feet long, each, about 10 feet high, and weigh about 90,000 pounds. They will be spliced together to span a length of about 130 feet. The […]
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Do your children realize that everything we use in America is hauled at some point in an 18 wheeler? Think about it – those paper towels traveled from Green Bay, Wisconsin to the store in New Orleans. The fruits and vegetables came from a warehouse in Bakersfield, California to Omaha, Nebraska. That WMTA public transit car […]
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Cee, you asked various questions – may I? What type of popular candy you do not like to get? Can I turn this around and say what type of popular candy do I LIKE to get? I hope so. There is an ice cream store in Crystal Lake named “Julie Anns”. Technically it’s not […]
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Probably the most photographed item in the City of Chicago. But, still, this view of people in front of the “Bean”, overlooking the ice-rink, with all the distorted buildings across Michigan Ave., on a perfectly clear, blue-skyed day, creates a very unusual photograph.
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When was the last time you spent time in downtown Chicago and looked at the skyline? Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 was a beautiful day, clear blue skies, no wind, temperature about 50. Marvelous. I took the train, my camera, and stopped for a Country Doughnut with coffee on my way to the train. Then I […]
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A few days ago, I had an opportunity to ride in a new combine as Greg the Farmer harvested corn from a 50 acre farm field. The most unexpected observation that I made was how smooth the ride was. Corn fields are notoriously rough but this big, CaseIH 6088 Axial-Flow combine rode like a golf […]
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