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 […]
Read more "SHARE YOUR WORLD – 2015 WEEK #46"
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.
Read more "The Bean"
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 […]
Read more "Chicago – The World’s Greatest City !"
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 […]
Read more "Combine Drivers are called Farmers."
There’s an old trestle bridge on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad that’s been abandoned and by-passed by a new railroad line around it. Every day thousands of people see it as they take that tourist train either out of or into Skagway, Alaska from their cruise ship. Just like all other relics around […]
Read more "Not This Way !"
I’m trying to find the perfect telephone number. What defines the perfect number and what is yours? Do you have it? The perfect telephone number is one that includes all ten digits – you know 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-0. I’m not enough of a mathematician to know how to calculate them but let’s start by explaining that […]
Read more "The Perfect Telephone Number?"
So, your traveling vacation for 2015 is over? You spent all that time planning and arranging it, than driving on the American interstate highway system for two days to Yellowstone and then back home to Ohio? Did your children look out the window and see any of the intervening beauty that is America, or did […]
Read more "Vacation Over? Now What?"