I thought today would be a nice day to focus on the strange wonder that is the city of Chicago. Some of the joy I've found in my new camera comes from the fact that there is always something interesting to do or see in this town.
Personally, I think it's nice that someone took the time to label the mattress as infested, that our streets apparently make a nice dining room. I like that the dark interiors of the bars are sometimes festooned with pieces of police equipment, and that you can get that used car "OK'd." I like the sock and belt vendor who sets up on the street, and the apartment that does up its windows with mannequin heads. There are sometimes ferrets on our tables. And within two blocks on Chicago Avenue, you can get yourself completely outfitted for your new career as a pimp or a cowboy at stores that clearly do not think of these items as "costumes."
As an added bonus, embiggen the cowboy shot to be treated to the most interesting bolo tie I have yet seen. Yes, that's Pope John Paul II adorning that particular piece of finery.
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