I pulled up to the building where we had planned to meet. A huge field of freshly blanketed snow separated my parking spot and the vine covered, brick building. I truly believe there is nothing like the lakefront in the winter. It looks so peaceful and almost makes you feel like you are somewhere else all together. I looked across the field waiting for Ellen and Dan to appear. As I watched the sun slowly melt the winter wonderland…I started to notice a phenomenon. Cross country skiers. Lots of them! In Chicago!!! It was like these people were just out enjoying their Wednesday afternoon pastime…which was skiing. And in case you forgot…IN CHICAGO. I couldn’t help but giggle because well…it was maybe the most random thing I had ever seen.
As I met up with Ellen and Dan…we all got a good laugh at this hidden part of Chicago we had never seen before. But our giggles quickly turned into an afternoon of photo goodness. These two…what can I say. They are naturals in front of the camera and kept a smile plastered on my face the whole time. Their love is playful and so sincere…which if you ask me…is a great combination. I couldn’t have asked for a better couple to kick off my 2013 season. Ellen and Dan…I <3 you guys. I seriously can’t wait for your wedding…we’re going to have a blast! 🙂