(L-R) Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones perform at a concert during the band's "50 and Counting" tour in Chicago May 28, 2013.REUTERS/John Gress

50 years and counting

I photographed the Rolling Stones last night in Chicago. I rarely get asked to go to concerts and the last group I captured was AC/DC back when Bush was still the president. At this rate Macklemore will have to pop tags for 30 years before I see him through my viewfinder.

Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates his 2nd period power play goal against the Detroit Red Wings with teammate Jonathan Toews (19) during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff hockey game in Chicago, Illinois May 25, 2013. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

Blackhawks thrash Red Wings, stave off elimination

The Blackhawks shot down the Redwings last night and they knocked the dust off of my wings. It has been months since I shot a NHL game and I was happy to find that shooting hockey was like riding a bicycle. I was telling another photographer last night that it took me a few years to figure out how to shoot the game. Once I figured out it was like shooting soccer, but you follow the puck and you follow from time to time where the puck was going, it got a lot easier.

Ariel Castro appears in court for his initial appearance in Cleveland, Ohio, May 9, 2013. Castro, 52, a veteran school bus driver fired from his job last fall, was formally charged with kidnapping and raping the three women, who were rescued from his house on May 6 evening shortly before his arrest. REUTERS/John Gress

Left with more questions in Cleveland

The setting sun shimmered off of wind swept waves on Lake Erie as my plane took off for Chicago and I headed back to normal life, knowing that the people who I covered over the past three days will need a lot more than a 400 mile flight to return to their normal life. I flew to Cleveland on Monday after three women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, and a child escaped from the home of Ariel Castro after allegedly being held there for about a decade.