There is something quintessentially American about minor league baseball — perhaps it is the love of the game, reverence for the flag, or sense of community that makes it a unique experience.
Photo taken at Kane County Cougars game in Geneva, Illinois.
This little guy toyed with the photographer for several minutes as s/he raced around the tree, nut in mouth.
Photo taken at St. James Farm in Warrenville, Illinois.
The rustic wooden bridge encourages foot traffic to the other side.
Photo taken at St. James Farm in Warrenville, Illinois, and processed in Corel.
Beyond the serpentine path and tall grasses, the prairie unveils the mystery near the top of the slope, with meadows and wildflowers in the distance.
Peck Farm Park in Geneva, Illinois is the venue for nature’s beauty.
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.