Category Archives: Chicago

Travels with Charley: the Englewood flyover and other adventures

(Chicago, Illinois) When I recently booked three activities in Chicago back-to-back over a three-day period, Natalie suggested I stay with my sister in the Beverly neighborhood on the South Side and, as she said: “ride 10 trains in three days.” … Continue reading

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E-flat Infatuation

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Beverly Shores

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Raising Chicago

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Fishin’ Hole

(Chicago, Illinois) After Mass and an informative Oblate meeting Sunday at the Monastery of the Holy Cross at 31st and Aberdeen, I had a Middle Eastern feast at Zaytune Mediterranean Grill at 31st Place and Morgan and then walked it … Continue reading

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Sky Way

(Chicago, Illinois) All right: I was alone in the car. It was Sunday morning, and traffic was light.  Really, really light.  So, with my left hand on the wheel and my right hand on my trusty Canon PowerShot, I snapped … Continue reading

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Parting Shots

(Chicago, Illinois) We often end our visits to Chicago with a late afternoon stroll up Michigan Avenue from the Art Institute at Adams to Millennium Station at Randolph.  And so, by walking on the west side of Michigan Avenue, and … Continue reading

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