"I'm yet another resource-consuming kid in an overpopulated planet raised to an alarming extent by Hollywood and Madison Avenue, poised with my cynical and alienated peers to take over the world when you're old and weak!" - Calvin, "Calvin & Hobbes"
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Taken last Thursday at my son's first official Cub Scout meeting (pictured right), we have his patches but haven't had them sewn on yet. He still needs to learn about squaring away his uniform (gig line) and to keep his hands out of his pockets but he loves it already.
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So I photographed these yesterday while out and about. I have reached the conclusion that it's just about time to start looking at filters. I've read a circular polarizer might be useful for landscapes helping clouds and sky and I assume snow pop more.
Our daughter as the train to Chicago arrived at the station (kicking up the snow):
Marshal Field & Company has decorated its windows with a Christmas theme for decades. Both of my grandfathers on my mom and dad's side worked at Field's in the 50's through the 70's. We have always gone to Chicago to see the windows and then have breakfast or lunch in The Walnut Room on the 7th floor of Field's. Macy's bought Field's but they have carried on the tradition.
The Great Tree in The Walnut Room:
I just love the clocks on the corners of the store.
Our catahoula Charlotte's first Christmas with us since we adopted her from a shelter in February. She loved opening her bone:
Making my dad's recipe for homemade hollandaise sauce.
Which tops eggs benedict, a Christmas morning tradition in our family: