Monarda, bee balm or wild bergamot is a plant whose rhizomes are capable of surviving earth-moving operations.

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 The Cloud Gate, a public sculpture nicknamed The Bean, reflects and distorts the world at the Millennium Park in Chicago.

The Cloud Gate, a public sculpture nicknamed The Bean, reflects and distorts the world at the Millennium Park in Chicago.

 In recognition of a man lost in Chicago.

In recognition of a man lost in Chicago.

 Purple prairie clover attracts butterflies and cameras.

Purple prairie clover attracts butterflies and cameras.

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 A long-suffering Cubs fan who didn’t see them win the World Series.

A long-suffering Cubs fan who didn’t see them win the World Series.