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2/17/2010

Wordless Wednesday - The Bean

The Bean

 
At Chicago's Millennium Park
On The Lakefront



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19 comments:

Collette said...

I'm back. I haven't been here in a little while. Sometimes it's so hard keeping up. Must have something to do with that time perception you talked about. LOL. I have read everything & I am caught up. I like the way you changed Sarah's story. I can feel the difference.
I have never seen or heard of the bean at the top of the page. Very interesting! Hope your week is going well! :)

Melisa with one S said...

Great picture of one of my favorite parts of the city! :)

Jientje said...

I SO wanted to see that one but I'm afraid I missed it. A great photo opportunity. I love the drama in the sky too. Lovely.

Miss Ash said...

But... what IS it?
I think there are folks inside the bean, taking pictures of people walking by.

I wonder how many nose pickers they catch?

Big Mark 243 said...

Chicago is a beautiful city. I was there with my friend Nebraska and we had a really nice time.

The only thing about the trip, was that it was winter time and I didn't get to walk the city like I wanted to. Next time I am there, I will make sure to find my way to the lakefront. We only stood down there for a brief time and it was at night, but the silhouette of her against the darkness of Lake Michigan is a picture etched into my memory.

PattiKen said...

Cool bean! Your photos always show me things in Chicago I never got to see when there on business. Thanks!

Tara R. said...

The BEAN! This reminds me of a lovely July morning in Chicago with Mishi and Heather. Good times... thanks for that memory.

Honeybell said...

You make me want to come to Chicago. But I have a question, how do they keep it clean?

moneythoughts said...

The Bean is a new one for me too. Who is the sculpture and where is it?

lisaschaos said...

That is one awesome bean! lol

calicobebop said...

My kid would have a blast looking at herself in that thing. Looks super cool!

Holly at Tropic of Mom said...

Woo, freaky! I love it. Haven't seen that before.

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

I wish I had had time during BlogHer to see that piece of awesome sculpture. Great picture, darlin'!

Eve Grey said...

Very cool photo.

Hyphen Mama said...

That is awesome! Since you, the photographer, is indiscernible in the reflection, I assume you used a telephoto lens? I wonder who keeps it polished.

LceeL said...

Collette: Welcome back. I'm glad you've liked Sarah. Thank you.

Melisa with one S: Thank you, ma'am.

Jientje: Thank you, Jientje. Next time.

Miss Ash: It's a BIG BEAN. yes, htere are people under it, inside. but I don't know how many people get caught pickin' their nose.

Big Mark 243: Next time you're here - you be sure to let me know.

PattiKen: You are SO welcome, Patti.

Tara R: I'm glad I could bring that back for you.

Honeybell: I think it's really ironic that somebody from the Chicago Park District must have a job called "Bean Cleaner".

Moneythoughts: I don't know, offhand, who the sculptor is - but it's in a park on the downtown lakefront.

Lisaschaos: Yeah. Ain't it?

Calicobebop: It is SO cool to stand under it and look straight up.

HollyATOM: It's cool. And relatively new.

Coal Miner's GD: Thank you, Heather. next time you're up here - I'll make sure you see it.

Eve Grey: Hey!! Canada. How are ya?

Hyphen Mama: Park District keeps it polished - and yes, I used a tele.

friend said...

Interesting how I take the bean for granted and others have no idea what or where or why it is.

I grew up in the suburbs of chi-town, currently live in another great lakes state, and I can't wait to get into the city again. I assume you live in Chicago and I hope to read more as I follow your blog.

Thanks friend.

Shadow said...

damn i don't wanna shine that up...

Heather said...

I have a few recent shots of that, from our honeymoon! I LOVE THE BEAN! :)