Yesterday I took my niece, Chloe, to the Shedd Aquarium for the morning. While we loved seeing the beluga whales and dolphins from the surface the best part of the visit was seeing them from below the surface. Chloe enjoyed her mid-morning snack while watching the dolphins swim.
Every Chicagoan knows the best place to be on St. Patrick's Day in the city - along the Chicago River! Each year the Plumber's Union dumps a special orange dye (originally used to detect illegal waste in the river) that turns the water a bright, almost neon green! A video of the entire process (I'm [...]
Chloe was a ballerina for Halloween and I couldn't help but take a couple of before and after Trick-or-Treat pictures of my adorable niece. Click an image to enlarge.
This past week I decided on a whim to accompany my mom to Charlevoix for a few nights. Despite contracting this terrible cold that seems to be going around and the two out of three days of freezing rain we had fun! My sister and her family overlapped us by 36 hours which meant some [...]
It's been a busy couple of weeks between travel and weddings and the start of family portrait season. Most of the past couple of weeks have been spent either behind my camera or in front of my computer. Last Thursday I welcomed a couple hours' break to go to the zoo with my sister, Lizzy, [...]
It's been a couple of very busy weeks, my apologies for sparse posts. My sister, Lizzy, keeps pestering me to post something new, "Jenn, you went whale watching weeks ago!" I am currently about an hour into a 5 hour layover at Tucson Airport with the current issue of National Geographic Traveler, my niece and [...]
Have a good weekend!