I live in Vancouver, and work as a librarian and occasional copy editor. I like coffee, vegan pancakes, well made books and knitted things, cats and bikes and music that's sometimes hard to listen to. When I'm not working, I'm usually messing up the kitchen or dreaming up places to go with my camera.

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Chicago, Part II

Chicago Cultural CenterInside the Chicago Cultural Center, built as the city's first central public library in 1897. This is Preston Bradley Hall and the world's largest Tiffany dome, valued at $35 million and designed by Joseph A. Holzer.

Coffee serviceCoffee service at the Art Institute of Chicago. Designed by Jutta Sika, Vienna, Austria, 1901/02.

Circular plaqueTin-glazed earthenware at the Art Institute of Chicago. Made in France by Theodore Deck, painted by Paul-Cesar Helleu, 1880/87.

Cloud GateCloud Gate, by Anish Kapoor.

Cityscapes, by Erica BohmCityscapes, by Erica Bohm, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

By Jakob KoldingMixed media installation by Jakob Kolding at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Navy PierNavy Pier. That ferris wheel was terrifying! Chicago really is the windy city.

The Boring Store

The Boring StoreThe Boring Store, at 826 Chicago.

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