Having a day off of work at the hotel + being a photojournalist = taking pictures of elections I didn’t manage to get any funny pictures, since I seemed to be in all the wrong spots for any major action, … Continue reading
Wednesday, May 23, thousands of members and supporters of the Chicago Teachers Union joined together in a downtown rally to fight the recent contract proposal for longer school days with no pay raise. There were two rallies, one inside the … Continue reading
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Somehow I missed putting these images up on my blog. Total fail on my part. So I know these are a bit old, but please enjoy my first Chicago St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
My friend Sally and I decided to attend the South Side Irish Parade in Chicago after it’s two year hiatus thinking we would have a good time. With just our luck, by the time we took the Blue line to the Red line and a bus out there, just like hundreds of others, we found out that the parade was over and got a nice look of the Chicago cleaning crews driving around. Mind you the parade started at 11 a.m. and it was then 11:45 a.m. when we arrived. Even with the bad timing, I decided I needed to grab some sort of photos out of the adventure. Maybe we’ll have better luck next week when we go to check out the Chicago River being dyed green.