28 March 2010

big apple

I was in New York. It was great. Here are some photos.

Highlights: mariachi subway band, planetarium show at the Natural History museum, sake bombs with old and new friends, spa day with a view of the Statue of Liberty, Edith Piaf singer at La Mirabelle, flea market bargaining, rainy Sunday...

22 March 2010

player of the year

Johnsburg's Mike Dixon is Northwest Herald's Player of the Year. With 13.8 points, 5.0 assists and 4.4 rebounds a game for the 27-3 Skyhawks, Dixon has the third-best record in school history. A big shout out to photographer Lauren and Northwestern intern Thao for hoisting of my lights for me to get the effect I was after.

a few from last week

I went to the International Housewares Show in Chicago last Monday. Check out this video to see what's new this year.
http://vimeo.com/10755917


Ever wonder what to do with unwanted medications? Don't flush them or toss them. All unwanted prescription and non-prescription medications and vitamins can be dropped off for safe disposal at the Johnsburg Police Department and Fox River Grove Police Department. Sharps, needles, IV bags, or thermometers are not accepted.

Richmond-Burton's Lily Mazzanti throws a pitch against McHenry on Thursday afternoon. The Warriors defeated the Rockets 13 to 5. Ah spring sports.

10 March 2010

foggy night

The other night it was super foggy. It was awesome.

09 March 2010

past week

Boots were some of the items offered at the semi-annual Stand Down for Veterans event at Camp Algonquin on Tuesday. The Crystal Lake-based National Association of Systems Administrators Education Corp., hosted the three day event which provided meals, medical screenings and clothes.
Vietnam War veteran Lemar Burris, of Chicago, applauds John Blanchard, CEO and owner of the the Crystal Lake-based National Association of Systems Administrators Education Corp., at the Stand Down for Veterans event at Camp Algonquin on Tuesday.


Edgar Garcia, of Rockford, drives a forklift through an obstacle course as Senior Technical Trainer Zoltan Darko watches at Nissan Forklift in Marengo on Monday. Nissan Forklift is partnered with McHenry County College to offer classes that improve the skills of operators.
Here is me riding on a forklift.
Check out an awesome video of the training class by fellow photographer Lauren!
http://ssm.nwherald.com/northwest-herald/video/20100308forklift/nissan-forklift-class/

Sandra Pierce, president and owner of Phoenix Woodworking Corporation in Woodstock, laughs with cabinet maker employee Scott Zydel on Friday. Women throughout McHenry County and the country are playing new roles in the workplace.

Richmond-Burton's Kenny Riordan fights to get past Lakes' Marcell KirkmanBey in the Class 3A Regionals game on Wednesday at Johnsburg High School. The Eagles defeated the Rockets 46-43.
Richmond-Burton's Timothy Clary looks to shoot as Lakes Deondre Hudson attempts to stop him.