Category Archives: Illinois

State of Dust Tracks: 2014 Edition

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Dust Tracks was founded (in its current form) on 24 March 2011. At the time, we were still living in Alaska, gearing up for our move back to the American southeast. I wanted to reboot my blog before this major … Continue reading

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Near Randolph and State, 26 November 2011

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A view of Chicago Metra and traffic light metalworks somewhere over the downtown Chicago streets. This photograph was taken somewhere near Randolph and State, south of the Chicago River. If you’re a fan of metal and contrast, Chicago does not … Continue reading

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Flossmoor Road, 26 November 2011

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A view from the subterranean edge of Flossmoor Road, somewhere beneath the Chicago Metra line crossing perpendicularly above. Extended exposure photograph taken at 7:38 pm without a tripod (using the wall itself for anchored support). ~ janson

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Yellow, 26 November 2011

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It’s the end of the semester and that means things are amping up with activity on our end. It’s a kind of active crescendo, these last two weeks of every semester. Lots of reading, grading, commenting, grade-checking, and so on. … Continue reading

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Flossmoor Leaves, 26 November 2011

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During our stay in the Chicago area over the break, we crashed with our good friends Kiki, Kate, and TomTomClub at their home in Flossmoor, Illinois. Population 9,464 (as of the 2000 census), Flossmoor is a rather small village situated … Continue reading

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Chicagoland, 26 November 2011

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For Thanksgiving break, we headed up to the Chicago area to visit with old friends from Alaska — friends who left the Great White Sub-Arctic the same time we did last summer. Apparently they couldn’t fathom living in a cultural … Continue reading

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