Babbling with a brook, making friends with trees

“I’ve sucked way too much cement this year.  Bad juju rinsing off them city sidewalks.  I need to babble with a brook or two, inhale starlight, make friends with some trees.” – Tom Robbins, Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates [Images taken in Kanosha, Wisconsin]

Kanosha, Wisconsin

Nothing like a good roadtrip to clear the mind.  Michigan was the intended destination, but with a few shuffle of plans, one of my highly idolized states was set aside for Wisconsin.  A few friends and I went North.  A general direction in mind, Dunken Doughnuts the fuel, and Howlin’ Wolf for a soundtrack, we crossed […]

Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago

The NATO protests have taken a fair toll on my work at the restaurant I’m serving at.  Many are complaining about all the extra cops that are getting paid to sit on park benches, waiting for a riot to break out, and the road closures getting in the way of daily commute.  But somehow all […]

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Heirloom Restaurant Group’s Hog Day

Shortly before leaving Utah, I was asked to participate in Hog Day.  The big day where whole pigs come in from Christiansen’s Farm. Hog Day is a big day. All the restaurants from Heirloom Restaurant group come together to butcher and divvy up into different cuts. As the restaurant photographer, I was asked to come […]

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Lately I have been doing the following: -working 40+ hours a week at a restaurant -editing photos for a company based out of Tenessee -working on a documentary photography project involving the lady above -overcoming bronchitus -rollerskating as much as possible -entertaining friends visiting from out of town -photographing each of the Chicago neighborhoods for the Chicago […]

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Chinatown, Chicago

Like most other major (and minor) American cities, there is a Chinatown.  And like most of the people who I keep close to me, I’ve got a great adventure buddy who goes on Chicago adventures with me.  Last week we went to Chinatown, ate as many strange candies and pastries as we could imagine and went on […]

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