Tom 365 – August 28, 2014


My oldest daughter stopped by tonight.

She is The Girl with the Cheese Tattoo.

Tom 365 – August 27, 2014


Parade Day for the Jackie Robinson West Little League All-Stars.


The parade included a stop at U.S. Cellular Field where the kids got a chance to hoist a real World Series Trophy.

Tom 365 – August 26, 2014


This one is for my mother-in-law. I have heard he was you favorite.

Your daughter is one of his favorites.

Tom 365 – August 25, 2014


Red sky at night?

Only I’m nowhere near a body of water, and I don’t sail.

Tom 365 – August 24, 2014


Spotted this at the end of the Worth Days Parade. The only thing missing was Jake and Elwood.

Tom 365 – August 23, 2014


Fireworks over the neighborhood tonight.


Our town is celebrating Summer’s Last Blast.

Tom 365 – August 22, 2014


Tabasco. In a tiny, tiny bottle. Just perfect for oyster happy hour.

People in Pictures by the Lake

I admire people who can take good candid street portraits.  It is not my strong point, but I have been trying to learn.  In general, I don’t think people like the idea of a stranger taking their picture, and my own desire not to get caught limited my abilities.  This resulted in a lot of pictures of the backs of peoples heads, although sometimes you get lucky and people turn just enough to show their faces.

A Kiss by Lake Michigan

But I was really not content with just sneaking up on people, and I had to overcome the fear of being caught.

I See You

It takes a lot of patience, and a quick finger, because people who are not aware you are taking a picture will make unexpected and quick movements.


I may not be great at it yet, but I think I am getting the hang of it.

Watching the Waves


Watching Me?


Walk by the Lake



Tom 365 – August 21, 2014


Trying something new again.

Our first attempt at pickling. Pickled cucumbers and yellow squash.

Tom 365 – August 20, 2014


No Outlet?

Not tonight. Tonight it all comes out!