Shifting Perspectives – Look Up, Wayyy Up!

Inspires today’s haiku:
blue
cures blues
boundless sky

(Thank you, Cher!)

The Chicago Files

I was in downtown Chicago yesterday afternoon.  It was hot; for the beginning of Fall, our temperatures certainly do not reflect what is on the calendar.  Yesterday’s high temperature was 94F (34C).  I suppose with all the skyscrapers and people mulling about (almost creating an even greater incubator of heat) it felt even hotter.  Suffice it to say, I wasn’t in the best of moods; perhaps the word, “cranky” describes it better.

At my greatest ‘moment of crankiness’ yesterday, for some reason I looked up, just in time to see an airplane soaring across the sky.  I snapped a photo not knowing whether or not it would turn out at all.

When I took a look at the photo my crabby mood lifted significantly. I love how the blue sky and the glass in the skyscrapers seem to highlight the plane’s path.  It might sound silly, but this actually ‘lightened’…

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