I try not to post too many photos in lieu of words, because I feel like it's almost cheating. However, I can't help but post this one.
I didn't bring a camera to Chicago. I didn't even think about it, really, though I'm sure the man would not have minded if I'd brought his Nikon. I probably should have, since we were in a photogenic city, with people I was excited about seeing. Instead, I took a couple of shots with my cell phone.
Including this one: