Usually I am working on a Saturday when the Chicago plein air Painters are meeting and painting. About two weeks ago I saw their plan to meet at Humboldt Park in Chicago and decided to go there. Not having read the instructions carefully I completely missed the fact that they were about 600 yards away to the north on the other side of this building. Since it was windy and cold, I just moved over to the passenger side of the car and began painting. I spent about an hour on this (looks better in person than my photo does) little 6" X 8" canvas. This is the east end of the boathouse. I still never met any of the Chicago Plein Air Painters, but I did see a large group of people bringing their dogs past the parking lot where I was painting.