This month I am highlighting the SMC Pentax-A 50mm F/2.0.

February 25


Micah concentrated while playing with my iPhone.

February 17

snowy giddings street

More snow came down today. Here’s a shot out my living room window.

February 16

empty coffee shop 2

A shot of a near empty coffee shop. A couple people stand outside the entrance.

February 15

Addie Zierman Book Reading

A blogger and author that I read, Addie Zierman, had a book reading and signing of her new book, “When We Were on Fire,” at our local bookstore, The Book Cellar.

February 14

Carnations - Year 11

11 year in a row that I have bought three red carnations for my wife on Valentine’s Day. 🙂

February 13


The second story of the local public library.

February 12

Ready for Chess

A chess board, set up and ready to be played.

February 11

At the moment of a shot.

Micah getting his flu vaccine. Poor kid…

February 10

"Hey, Micah!"

This is the face Micah gave me when I said, “Hey, Micah!”

February 9

Police Line

Police barricade ready for closing off the parking lot when needed.

February 8


You can see the German influence in our neighborhood even in the targeting marketing from companies like Sprint.

February 7

Buried Love

Surely this can be seen as some kind of snowy Chicago metaphor for February, right?

February 6

Carseat Shopping

Preparing for child number two means we need a second car seat. So today we went carseat shopping for the growing kiddo.

February 5

Davis Theater

Davis Theater always makes for a good photo.

February 3

Lincoln Square

This sign arches over the main street in my neighborhood.

February 2

Bad Dog Fireplace

The Super Bowl was super bad. I went to a local bar called the Bad Dog Tavern. This warm fireplace that I sat next to was the best thing about the night…

February 1

Snowy Day in Lincoln Square

It’s been a snowy winter here in Chicago, and it only keeps on coming. Here’s a shot looking down my street. More snow to come throughout the day, too.