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The Olympics Were Here

We spent a few days in Whistler having a break.  The town hosted many of the Winter Olympic events when Vancouver was the host city.  There is an Olympic Park in the middle of the town and the Olympic rings … Continue reading

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Trump Tower

Walking back from Navy Pier, I came back along the river towards home. Since it was getting late in the afternoon, I was effectively heading into the sun. Not ideal for taking pictures but the reflective nature of the Trump … Continue reading

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Navy Pier

One of the nice things about winter in Chicago is enjoying the days when it is cold but clear and sunny. The combination of clear skies and the gentle light of winter is very attractive and when it happens during … Continue reading

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Snowy Trees

Unlike last winter, this one has been a bit colder in the Chicago area. It hasn’t been consistently cold but there have been some cold times and we have had a bit of snow. We don’t tend to get too … Continue reading

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Ducks in Flight

The eagle trip to the Mississippi provided plenty of times when the big birds were either elsewhere or just sitting in the trees wondering what to do next.  This meant either doing nothing ourselves of having a practice on the … Continue reading

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Wintery Suburbs

Coming home to Chicago recently, we were landing just after some snow had blown through the area.  We made a slightly unusual approach to Midway and did some maneuvering pretty low over the suburbs near the airport.  I love this … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles

It has been a couple of years since I last made a trip out to the Mississippi to take pictures of the bald eagles that fish out there.  Last winter it was pretty warm and my schedule was a bit … Continue reading

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