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| October 12, 2008 | 3 Comments

Title: Mikey at Belmont, 2008

Mikey at Belmont, 2008

By: Eulalio De Silva
October 12, 2008 – Waiting for the train at the CTA Belmont Station, son struck a humorous pose to amuse his parents sticking his head from the post to create a moment of life that is worth remembering.

This highly charged photograph coincidentally show symbolisms trove of a loving offspring, lights and train tracks plays beautifully and timely. Fortunate to have captured this timeless piece as a father and as a photographer.

This is an Original ChicagoMomViews.net article.

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Eulalio DeSilva is a Chicago-based Artist-Painter (also a Graphic Designer and Photographer) has been exhibiting for more than 10 years with over 40 group shows up to date, and working on his major solo exhibition for 2009 at the Riverside Art Center just within the outskirt of Chicago. He resides with his family in the North side of Chicago with his wonderful wife and a budding artist son, Michael (11 yr old). Visit his art website at www.fabiedesilva.com.

Category: Art & Leisure

About the Author ()

Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Lead blogger for TheChicagoMoms.com, and Co-Founder of Women Driving Excellence. MJ is also the annual host of SocialRevUp - Brands & Bloggers Summit (#bbsummit) attended by about 200 professional high-profile bloggers nationwide. Follow MJ on Twitter: @mjtam

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  1. MJ Tam says:

    Love this picture! Belmont station looks much nicer in this picture than in real life. 🙂

  2. Jen Khatchatrian says:

    What a perfect picture. Captures the essence of what kids bring to our lives- pure fun, carefree side splitting laughter, the ability to enjoy themselves anywhere anytime… great reminder to live to our fullest!!

  3. Eulalio Fabie Silva, III says:

    Thanks MJ and JEN…

    It was rather spontaneous also since MIKEY actually stuck his head from the post while I am taking pictures of the Belmont Stop…and so just pressed the button.

    This turned out to be one of the best I’ve taken and humbling also. Because I became a mere participant and observer at the same time while the whole thing just took a life of its own.

    Mikey reminded me that life is like that, not to take it too seriously.

    A hard lesson learned that had me being thankful!

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