Last evening…

…I took a short walk, ending up at my ‘favorite place’ on the Leone Beach shore of Lake Michigan.  As I made my way over sand and small gravel, I had the thought that this view is so very comparable to the decaying cities of the USA.

Leone Beach–Decaying Pier Remnants

Winter’s leftovers

Today is the last day of meterological winter.

Although this season has been very ‘un-snowy’ and relatively mild (for Chicago), in areas such as these, which never experience sunlight, snow and ice remain.

Winter’s leftovers-1  Copyright 2012

Winter’s leftovers-2  Copyright 2012