Friday morning, we took our time waking up after Fajr, and had a nice breakfast in the hotel restaurant. We packed up the car and drove down to Beale Street to take a quick walk around before heading back home.
Thursday morning, we got started pretty early: up for Fajr, then around the corner to Peet’s, for a change (though Dunkin Donuts coffee is better, really…), where we ate out on the street and enjoyed the cool morning air before packing up the car and heading south. We stopped after an hour or two and […]
After our marathon walk all over downtown, I was sore and I think Hana was too. We decided to take it easy-ish, and after a nice Dunkin Donuts breakfast took the car out and drove up to North Avenue beach. Hana was really excited to see a proper beach, and North Avenue Beach didn’t disappoint.
Our first full day in Chicago began with a much-deserved lie-in…
After the disappointing dinner and visit to the closed mosque, Hana and I took our time waking up. Sunrise over downtown Springfield made for some kinda nice pictures, maybe. So I took advantage and shot with almost everything I had. Above, the D7000 and 24mm f/2.8 ai, with a circular polarizer that I didn’t really […]
After the easy trip to Arkansas and pleasant visit with Mom and other family, Hana and I headed out to Springfield, IL to visit an old friend and former professor and check out where I did my undergraduate work.
August 29 marked 2 years since the darling, adorable Hanabibti and I married, and to celebrate, we took a road trip: Dallas to Eureka Springs, AR, where we stayed the night at Mom’s; Eureka Springs to Springfield, IL to meet up with an old friend and professor; Springfield to Chicago for 3 nights to see […]