Tag Archives: art

Boyhood, The Beatles and The Black Album

By | Monday, January 5, 2015 at 6:50 pm

This holiday season we watched a movie called “Boyhood”.  One of the many great things about the movie is how it reflects many aspects of life, and in this case, passing down musical taste from generation to generation. In one scene in the movie, Ethan Hawke’s father character describes to his son (played by Ellar Coltrane)… Read More »

Skokie Caterpillar

By | Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 11:08 am

Here are the photos from our recent visit to the Skokie Northshore Channel Park. Kevin and I went there as part of a group outing with some members of our Ingress faction. Each sculpture is a “portal” in the Google-created GPS game, so with such a large number of portals lined up in a row… Read More »

Latest obsession complete

By | Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:44 pm

My Ultimate Forrest Gump Soundtrack collection is finished.  51 tracks, including all of the songs missing from the “Special Collector’s Edition” as listed on Wikipedia.  I would have just bought the darned thing, if it was even available in MP3 format!  Sheesh.  It costed me less than $5.00 though–I was only missing 5 of the… Read More »

Southport Park

By | Friday, June 3, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Kevin, Socks and I walked around Southport Park tonight and I took a few photos. You’ll find those in this set.   That set also includes some photos from our recent walk through Petrifying Springs park.   I also found some tile art on the side of the water treatment plant tonight that I hadn’t seen before,… Read More »