Category Archives: Day-to-day

Travel Theme: Grey

This is how Chicago’s financial district looks like on a weekend. Devoid of office workers, with just tourists determined to cover all the must-sees in the city, cramped in their weekend schedule. My entry to Ailssa’s Travel Challenge: Grey.

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Boodle Fight

We’re curious. We often see in Facebook our friends in boodle fights and they seem to be having a lot of fun. So on Saturday when we normally have our weekly get together with my sisters we decided to experience … Continue reading

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Winter in Berwyn

Berwyn lies in the periphery of the City of Chicago but along with Cicero, is more densely populated. Residences are required to have a garage or a carport and the annual city sticker is discounted by $10 if you park … Continue reading

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Nasty Sunday

What a nasty weather we’re having now here in Chicago. We’re getting wet snow and it is cold out there. I haven’t even looked out of the window to see the state of my car. Maybe I should so I … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge: Angular

Today I had to go to a medical clinic. It is a new building and the architecture is contemporary. So even though it was damp and miserable outside, I took advantage of the internal design of the building. It is … Continue reading

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Antiques in b/w

My second posting to the FB meme of black and white. My Multiply buddy, Cat Herrera, picked me to post 5 photos for 5 days asking a friend for each day. I will save my WP friends from it even … Continue reading

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Chasing Fall

It suddenly got cold and the leaves are turning their colors just as fast. Last week we found this brightly colored red maple and this week its leaves was almost all gone because of the strong winds that came with … Continue reading

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One day, I said to myself, I will shoot that barn. And I did yesterday and I missed a fiery sunset nearby. But the sun was slowly fading when I left and it didn’t look promising. It would have been … Continue reading

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Just too soon

It is Fall too soon. I was surprised most everyone were wearing coats already today. But am glad summer is still going to have a last hurrah in the coming days. I still don’t want it to end. My vegetable … Continue reading

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Asian long beans and squash in coconut milk (Ginataang sitaw and squash)

Viv’s friend saved us some some Asian long beans or what we call sitaw in Filipino, from her garden last weekend. Didn’t get a chance to cook it until today. Viv wanted it in coconut milk so she went to … Continue reading

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