Friday, January 16, 2009

Fabulous Foto Friday!


Today has gone much better than yesterday (but you have to admit that yesterday was pretty funny!) It might have something to do with the fact that I begged my father to take Emerson for the day.

Now I'm home and it's FABULOUS FOTO FRIDAY!!!! WOO-HOO!!!!



My entry for this week was taken back in October 2007. We decided that there was so much to offer in Chicago for tourists and we never get to see it. We were tourists for the day!



This is Cloud Gate, but it's affectionately known to Chicagoans as "The Bean". It's a sculpture in Millennium Park. To learn more about it click here.





The Bean gives off a perfect reflection, so guess what you do when you go up to it?




That's right, you take a portrait of yourself!!! This is the reflection of the family in the Bean. (You can see Matt holding the camera)


If anything keeps me on the diet, it's pictures like these!



If you would like to join the fun, go over to Kimmy's blog

Smooches!







20 comments:

sandy said...

Those are great pictures! Look's like fun:)

david mcmahon said...

Great blog title - I couldn't resist coming over, all the way from Australia.

I'd love to photograph that sculpture - but would doing so make me a has-Bean?

Kimmy said...

Fantastic photos! I would love to explore the many things Chicago has to offer. I've been there, if you consider being at O'Hare Airport being there. Pathetic, right?! LOL!

The Blue Ridge Gal said...

Beans are good for you... eat more beans! And what a pretty bean it is.

Di
The Blue Ridge Gal

R Susanna said...

Bean a rough day? Bean around the block? Bean ccccold? OK I'm just bean stupid.

LadyStyx said...

What agreat way to be able to get a shot of yourself....

Cammie said...

cool pics!

Becky said...

That's funny you are from Chicago because you totally DO look like tourist and all!! With the backpack and camera:) Too Cute!

Grand Pooba said...

What a fun picture!

heathersister said...

That thing is freakin' sweet!

CaJoh said...

No… actually you go to the middle and bend over backwards and see your backside.

Thanks for stopping by and following,

Hello Mary Lou said...

Great pic.

Rebecca Jo said...

Looks like a funhouse mirror!!!

Nana said...

That looks awesome. Hoping to be in the Windy City in 2010. I'll have to go see it. I however will not take my picture unless I am at least 35 lbs. lighter. I look like a bean.

Tori_z said...

Glad you had a better day. :)

IB said...

I don't know, I think you look damn good the way you are.

Lose the dude with the camera and let's talk.

IB

Minxy Mimi said...

Thats really cool! I love random stuff like that!

ChicagoLady said...

I never knew what that stupid thing was! Cloud Gate? WTF thought of that?

You do definitely look like tourists, right down to the Cubs shirt Matt is wearing.

Heather said...

I have never even heard of that before! Man, I am so coming to Chicago someday. What is it, 8 hours away?

I love the photo of your family in the reflection of the Bean! And don't you know, it's like one of those funhouse mirrors; I'm sure you're actually only 120 pounds there!

Lacey said...

Wow, that sculpture is bizarre! I need to follow your lead and do some "touring" of my own town, too. It looks like fun! :D