Traces of blue punctuate the predominantly white landscape.
Photo taken at Mallard Lake in Bloomingdale, Illinois, on a day of freshly minted snow.
The interesting gent — clad in pajama-like pants, sporting a baseball cap and cane — waits in earnest at the local bank.
Photo taken in La Grange, Illinois.
The surrealistic natural setting of trees encased in ice – our version of a bayou – is the result of recent meteorological fluctuations. Cold weather was followed by rain, wind, and thawing temps, quickly replaced with bitter cold temperatures.
Photo taken in Sugar Grove, Illinois.
Nature’s little helpers — always willing to reach out and extend a hand, whenever necessary.
Photo taken at Mayslake in Oak Brook, Illinois.
The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Completed in 1895 and comprising 250 rooms, George Vanderbilt’s chateau is “America’s Largest Home.”