Old Navy’s Fred

Old Navy’s Fred If you wander into the Old Navy Store on State Street in Chicago you may bump into Fred. He has worked there for years, he’s very patient, nice and accommodating and did his level best to help us get the best bargains while shopping! This isn’t a great photo, it was a candid photo taken in bad light and the focus settled on the background but I had to include him as a nice memory of our trip.

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Religion isn’t free

Religion isn’t free A preacher on State Street, just outside Old Navy. I seem to recall he was there way back in 2003 too. I didn’t listen to anything he said but as I passed he pushed a sheet of paper into my hand. I made to take it but he wanted a quarter for it! In disgust I walked on. I’m not paying for something I won’t read anyway! Even the guys with megaphones on Patrick Street give their propaganda for free. A quick search on Google found out more about him: his name is Samuel Chambers, and he is a very youthful looking 66! Samuel Chambers only wants… Read More

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Crown Fountain in Millenium Park Chicago

Crown Fountainin Millenium Park Chicago This is one of the Crown Fountains in Millennium Park, Chicago. The red glow in this photo is from that large image! It’s actually a video, the person pictured smiles and changes expression every few seconds, and the face changes on a regular basis. I didn’t know this was here at all, but it made up for the fact that The Bean was closed for renovation when we visited. I was really looking forward to that. We’ll have to visit Chicago again!

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Duck: “Who’s that then?”

Duck: "Who’s that then?" I love when animals and birds look at you with a tilt of their heads as if inquisitive. What is this duck saying? “There’s that guy with the camera again! Why does he keeping taking photos of me and my man?” “What’s that thing he’s pointing at me?” “I wonder if he has any bread?” Ah yes, such is the life of a bird in an urban environment!

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