January, 2012 Archives

6:42:59 AM - 1/15/12

 

6:42:37 AM - 1/19/12

 

11:12:29 PM - 1/20/12

 

8:52:24 PM - 1/21/12

 

5:21:47 PM - 1/28/12

 

 

hockey!!!

January 30th, 2012 Permalink

Hinsdale Central’s Edward Parsons (4) moves the puck through two Naperville Central players during the game at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Naperville Central’s Captain Shawn Nelson (14) reacts after scoring the first goal of the game against […]

Hinsdale Central’s Edward Parsons (4) moves the puck through two Naperville Central players during the game at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Naperville Central’s Captain Shawn Nelson (14) reacts after scoring the first goal of the game against Hinsdale Central at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Naperville Central’s David Shkurti (31) checks Hinsdale Central’s Matthew Divittorio (81) during the game at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Hinsdale Central goaltender Matthew Johnson (25) reacts after letting in seven goals during the game against Naperville Central at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

varsity conference championship gymnastics

January 29th, 2012 Permalink

Evanston’s Emily Varua competes on the balance beam during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High School on Friday, January 27, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   New Trier’s Sam Stoddart dismounts while competing on the uneven bars during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High […]

Evanston’s Emily Varua competes on the balance beam during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High School on Friday, January 27, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

New Trier’s Sam Stoddart dismounts while competing on the uneven bars during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High School on Friday, January 27, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

winter feature

January 28th, 2012 Permalink

Hunter Ebdon 16 (left), of Mundelein passes the puck to Stan Buck 12, of Mundelein during a pick up game of hockey at Mundelein Community Park on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

Hunter Ebdon 16 (left), of Mundelein passes the puck to Stan Buck 12, of Mundelein during a pick up game of hockey at Mundelein Community Park on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

flying fox conservation fund

January 24th, 2012 Permalink

Isabel Nold 7, of Glenview looks as Scott Heinrichs, Founder of Flying Fox Conservation Fund passes by with a “three banded armadillo” rolled in a ball during a presentation about bats and other mammals at the Glenview Public Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Scott Heinrichs, Founder […]

Isabel Nold 7, of Glenview looks as Scott Heinrichs, Founder of Flying Fox Conservation Fund passes by with a “three banded armadillo” rolled in a ball during a presentation about bats and other mammals at the Glenview Public Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Scott Heinrichs, Founder of Flying Fox Conservation Fund holds “Ruby,” a red tail boa constrictor during a presentation about bats and other mammals at the Glenview Public Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Mandy Hileman 6, of Glenview looks as Scott Heinrichs, Founder of Flying Fox Conservation Fund passes by with “Franky” a Fennec Fox, during a presentation about bats and other mammals at the Glenview Public Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Scott Heinrichs, Founder of Flying Fox Conservation Fund feeds “Nova,” a small tooth palm civet, a banana during a presentation about bats and other mammals at the Glenview Public Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Scott Heinrichs, Founder of Flying Fox Conservation Fund passes by with a “Straw Colored Fruit Bat” while Izzy Jordan 9, of Glenview shoots a video during a presentation about bats and other mammals at the Glenview Public Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

polar bear plunge – naval station great lakes

January 22nd, 2012 Permalink

Sgt. 1st Class Mike Abucejo (center) waits in line before participating in the Polar Bear Plunge during the Winterfest Celebration 2012 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Sgt. 1st Class Mike Abucejo (2nd from left), and Seaman Apprentice Kyle Allen, (center, penguin […]

Sgt. 1st Class Mike Abucejo (center) waits in line before participating in the Polar Bear Plunge during the Winterfest Celebration 2012 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Sgt. 1st Class Mike Abucejo (2nd from left), and Seaman Apprentice Kyle Allen, (center, penguin costume) participate in the Polar Bear Plunge along with other military personnel during the Winterfest Celebration 2012 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012.  | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

Zachery Thompson 12, of Fort Sheridan jumps up and down to stay warm while waiting to enter the water during the Polar Bear Plunge at the Winterfest Celebration 2012 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Amy Deitche wraps a blanket around her daughter Nicky (left) 9, Sara Payne 9 and her brother Tilghman Payne 11, while exiting the water after participating in the Polar Bear Plunge during the Winterfest Celebration 2012 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012.    | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 Naval Station Great Lakes Morale, Welfare & Recreation member Marissa Johnson (left), Bob Sullivan (center), Executive Officer Naval Station Great Lakes and Randy Lynch, Commanding Officer Naval Station Great Lakes exit the water while participating in the Polar Bear Plunge during the Winterfest Celebration 2012 at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

5:23:23 PM - 1/10/12

 

6:43:23 PM - 1/10/12

 

6:43:20 AM - 1/11/12

 

5:13:17 PM - 1/11/12

 

7:03:14 AM - 1/12/12

dolls, hockey, coffee…

January 13th, 2012 Permalink

American Girl Dolls sit in a pile during the American Girl Doll Tea Party at the Winnetka Public Library on Sunday, January 8, 2012.                                   | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Loyola’s Bo Murray (65) and Glenbrook […]

American Girl Dolls sit in a pile during the American Girl Doll Tea Party at the Winnetka Public Library on Sunday, January 8, 2012.                                   | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Loyola’s Bo Murray (65) and Glenbrook North’s Parker Roth (44) battle for the puck during the game at the Winnetka Ice Rink on Sunday, January 8, 2012. Loyola shutout Glenbrook North 2-0. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Loyola’s Willy Palivos (8) backhands the puck over Glenbrook North goaltender Sam Berlin (31) scoring during the first period of the home game on Sunday, January 8, 2012. Loyola shutout Glenbrook North 2-0. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Loyola’s Matthew Gavula (23) checks Glenbrook North’s Ryan Maksimovic (14) during the home game on Sunday, January 8, 2012. Loyola shutout Glenbrook North 2-0. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Giuseppe Lollino, owner and master roaster of Caffe Italia in Chicago, tops off a cappuccino coffee with chocolate at the restaurant on Saturday, January 7, 2012. Giuseppe and his son Angelo re-opened the cafe in December of 2011 after being closed down from a fire that destroyed the building in 2009. The father son team roast their own coffee beans on the premises and have a full food menu along with wine and spirits. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

remote camera installed

January 11th, 2012 Permalink

yesterday I set up a remote camera that I have been working on the past few months…looking forward to seeing some results in the next few days…maybe this “snow storm” will make for interesting photographs…stay tuned…

yesterday I set up a remote camera that I have been working on the past few months…looking forward to seeing some results in the next few days…maybe this “snow storm” will make for interesting photographs…stay tuned…

rick santorum – caucus night

January 4th, 2012 Permalink

Jeremy Masterson of Prairie City, Iowa checks the caucus results while waiting for republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum to appear on caucus night at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.   Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum enters the stage during his caucus night event at the Stoney Creek Inn […]

Jeremy Masterson of Prairie City, Iowa checks the caucus results while waiting for republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum to appear on caucus night at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum enters the stage during his caucus night event at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Santorum was in a neck and neck race with republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, with Romney winning by only 8 votes.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks during his caucus night event at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Santorum was in a neck and neck race with republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, with Romney winning by only 8 votes.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks during his caucus night event at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Santorum was in a neck and neck race with republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, with Romney winning by only 8 votes.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum points to a supporter during his caucus night event at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Santorum was in a neck and neck race with republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, with Romney winning by only 8 votes.

 

rock the caucus – west des moines, iowa

January 3rd, 2012 Permalink

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum enters the gymnasium during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.   Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks to high school students during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on […]

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum enters the gymnasium during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks to high school students during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

High school seniors listen as republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachman speaks during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul makes his way to the stage during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum exits the gymnasium after speaking at the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul enters the gymnasium during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

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Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul leaves the the “Rock The Caucus” event after speaking to high school students at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul waves to supporters while leaving the the “Rock The Caucus” event after speaking to high school students at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

 

ron paul, michele bachmann, rick perry – iowa

January 2nd, 2012 Permalink

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul exits the stage after giving a speech on his Ron Paul “Whistle-stop” tour at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, January 2, 2012.   Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann greets supporters at Paula’s Maid Rite Restaurant in West Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, January […]

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul exits the stage after giving a speech on his Ron Paul “Whistle-stop” tour at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, January 2, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann greets supporters at Paula’s Maid Rite Restaurant in West Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, January 2, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and husband Marcus Bachmann (2nd from left) tour buisnesses in West Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, January 2, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is introduced at a campaign rally at the Hotel Pattee in Perry, Iowa on Monday, January 2, 2012.

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks at a campaign rally at the Hotel Pattee in Perry, Iowa on Monday, January 2, 2012.

 

mitt romney – iowa

January 2nd, 2012 Permalink

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks with the media before boarding his campaign bus after a stop at Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012.     Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a grassroots campaign rally at Bayliss Park Hall in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012. […]

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks with the media before boarding his campaign bus after a stop at Family Table Restaurant in Atlantic, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012.

 

 

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a grassroots campaign rally at Bayliss Park Hall in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters during a grassroots campaign rally at Bayliss Park Hall in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney signs autographs and talks with supporters during a grassroots campaign rally at Bayliss Park Hall in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a grassroots campaign rally at Bayliss Park Hall in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sunday, January 1, 2012.