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  • Around Chicago May 2012

    Posted by Carl from Chicago on May 10th, 2012 (All posts by )

    Recently I was walking in River North and a restaurant was touting their “local farming” element. Fine but that hay bale seemed to be sprouting some extra fungus. I don’t think Dan would feed it to his animals.

    I liked this gull on a lamp.


    Dan and I have an ongoing complex analysis going on linking the city of Baltimore and tattoos of the skull variety. Here is a high end rug for the richest drug dealer in that town.

    As part of the ongoing series “Cars that Should Not be Left in the Street” I bring you – a Bentley convertible.

    Last and least the giant garish statue of the famous girl with her skirt blowing up.

    Cross posted at LITGM

     

    5 Responses to “Around Chicago May 2012”

    1. Gerry From Valpo Says:

      I have not seen or eaten THAT type of mushroom since the late 70’s. Far out.

    2. Michael Kennedy Says:

      A car that should definitely not be left on the street was the 1924 Bentley roadster that pulled into the La Jolla gas station behind me a could of months ago. What a treasure ! The owner told me is wasn’t all original, It has a 1926 Bentley engine,

      http://www.shannons.com.au/library/images/auctions/K3DN9AEF67B97EY2_medium.jpg

      Perfectly restored but for the substitute engine.

    3. Bill Brandt Says:

      MK you would have gone crazy seeing the Bentley exhibit of a few years ago at the Monterey Historics. Picture 2 dozen – all mid 20s – early 30s- British racing Green – lined up. heir owners had brought them here from all over the world. I have a pic somewhere if you want it.

    4. Jonathan Says:

      Powerful and important images.

    5. Jonathan Says:

      Although you kind of wonder if some of the people who consider eating in that restaurant see the hay and think, hmm, what about the food…