01/02/2015 § 17 Comments

2014_12_24 Chicago Macy's Walnut Room Tree 2

I’m being projected onto the ceiling of the Walnut Room to encourage diners, for one shining moment, to believe in retail.  Mini-projectors are being sold online–buy one get one 50% off–so I can appear on home ceilings.

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§ 17 Responses to Believe

  • John – The poor retailers didn’t get anything from us this year. Oh how I loved your Christmas card. I instantly thought of ‘Believing in my Faith’ when I saw the reflection on the ceiling of the Walnut Room, for that is what has gotten me through so many times before. Happy New Year, John. You are a treasure to many of us. May the coming year be filled with many blessings for you and your family. Sheri

    • Thank you, Sheri. You have been a treasure to countless people over the years and are much admired and respected (as reflected in the comments on your blog posts).

      • I was able to reconnect with Al as a result of your blog. We followed each other when I first started blogging and then he fell out of my reader – so much for depending on my reader. Thank you for being there and when I opened my site this morning, I had all those smiling faces of yours and my heart sang. Talk later.

  • NotAPunkRocker says:

    Ceiling is believing!

  • econhoef says:

    And Happy New Year to you, John! Now, stop and close your eyes. Imagine this message on your ceiling!

  • dhphotosite says:

    Happy New Year John to you and your family! All the best for 2015 and beyond!!!

  • Ken Oprzadek says:

    I believe this department store is a destination. There is so much to see
    and appreciate. Today, going to Wall Mart isn’t going to make you believe in anything. The next ceiling projection should be ‘appreciate’.

    • This department store IS a destination! I think you would have to go to London to find one so grand. It was originally a Marshall Field’s, and Mrs. Fields wanted the Walnut Room to be a place where society women could meet and dine. The glass mosaic ceiling in the Center Hall took 50 Tiffany artisans nearly 2 years to complete.

  • Al says:

    But do you Believe it?

    Happy New Year my friend. I hope your first full year of retirement is awesome and that you have great fun with your camera.

  • renegade4god says:

    Bob Cratchett & others would have us to Believe in something much more infallible. Happy New Year to you & yours, John!

  • niasunset says:

    …. 🙂 Happy New Year Dear John, Blessing and Happiness, Thanks and Love, nia

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