Category Archive: usa

243. san francisco’s japantown in the fading afternoon light

243. san francisco’s japantown in the fading afternoon light

  a concrete abstraction of a pagoda grows tall in japantown a marker that overstates the obvious a bird soars high in the distance from its vantage point it becomes part …

 

241. chicago night lights at the end of 2011

241. chicago night lights at the end of 2011

  another year comes to a close we get older with each passing day look back let a deep breath out learn from the experiences life has dished out take a deep …

 

239. last sunrise of 2011 before the first snow dusting in chicago

239. last sunrise of 2011 before the first snow dusting in chicago

  i have been a witness to many unique sunrises over lake michigan these past few weeks yet this one was especially remarkable just before the sun became …

 

235. sunlight bursting through the clouds in the grapevine

235. sunlight bursting through the clouds in the grapevine

  dark and light the absence of either allows you to appreciate the moments when the other comes light and dark bring their unique beauty and meaning recognize these moments in your life honor …

 

229. the alley behind the chicago theater

229. the alley behind the chicago theater

  fading paint on the crumbling brick facade brings life to the alley accented with black metal doors and staircases concrete walls and parking decks frame each side beauty in the simplicity of …

 

227. fog rolling in to san francisco

227. fog rolling in to san francisco

  one of this city’s main characters the fog rolls in fast from the bay drops the temperature way down, regardless of the season makes biking up those misty …

 

224. chemical tank in san pedro, california

224. chemical tank in san pedro, california

  a sign hangs from the chain link fence that keeps people away from this place it says ‘warning detectable amounts of chemicals known to the state of california to cause cancer, …