One of our favorite things to do in Chicago during the summer is attend outdoor concerts. The Grant Park Symphony performs three times a week downtown in Millennium Park. We bring a picnic, lawn chairs and blankets, a few bottles of wine, sit on the lawn (which has a fine view of the Gehry-designed stage), and enjoy a wonderful evening of free music. As a fellow concertgoer once exclaimed: “This really is the best America has to offer!”
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- 04.15.22 : “Are you looking at my butt?” We interrupted this moose mid-snack at Cub Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.04.14.22 : Conditions weren’t ideal for night photography, but managed to get a few decent shots from the comfort of our our cabin deck.04.14.22 : Bits of sunshine highlighted Hallett Peak as we walked across frozen Bear Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park.04.14.22 : Looking across Moraine Park toward the continental divide from Bear Lake Road.04.14.22 : After three miles and 1,000 feet up through fresh snow, we reached Loch Vale. At first visibility was terrible, but as we spent some time around the lake the snow cleared just enough to reveal the surrounding mountains.04.14.22 : Lonesome hiker. Probably my favorite photo from the hike to Loch Vale. Approaching the lake, the winter trail follows the path of a frozen stream that lies somewhere below the snow.