Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Sights of Rogers Park, Chicago

Flowers grow in front of brick buildings and along driveways. Bumble bees and butterflies keep busy, floating from bloom to bloom. Lightning bugs flicker about at dusk.

Rogers Park, Chicago

Sunset and skyline admirers walk on the pier. On a clear day, the distant towers of the Loop are visible. Sometimes they are obscured by a haze. If a storm is clearing up, the clouds transform from bright orange to red to pink to purple.

Rogers Park, Chicago

People watchers might comment on how lucky people are to be on a boat on such a lovely day before redirecting their gaze to the waves.

Rogers Park, Chicago

Seagulls hang out on the sand, looking for scraps to eat.

Rogers Park, Chicago

Rogers Park, Chicago

Bright murals decorate underpasses and walls.

Rogers Park, Chicago

Sunlight creeps through the leaves.

Rogers Park, Chicago

If these are the sights of the season, I never want summer to end.