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Tango Mice Live: #5

On Sundays, there is outdoor tango in the South Garden of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tita’s mice selfie from today’s event.

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Little Rooms, or The People you might find at a doctoral candidate lecture at the Art Institute

So Delphi and I went to the Art Institute a while back to see a lecture from a doctoral candidate on the miniature houses of the Thorne room, because that is actually the kind of shit we do on dates (for reals though, no irony, them shits is pretty cool and you should go check them out). 317 more words

Another Decade Older…

… and still looking twenty years younger.  The host’s youthfulness came up in the conversations I overheard.  One woman said, when she started working in his office fifteen years ago, they asked her how old she thought Tom was.  310 more words

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Things I’ve learned this week, Amtrak trains do not run on time, Spirit Airlines does not run on time, Russian food is so worth an all day trip and fights with public transportation, in a weird way I’m a city person, and I really really love public transportation. 890 more words

Chicago, Chicago

I love Chicago. Always the obvious tourist, I can’t help but gaze up the walls of the beautifully built buildings in the heart of the city.  328 more words


Making the Most of It – Chicago, IL

When it comes to business travel, you (like most people) probably fall into one of two categories: you either see it as a vacation or you see it as a week of working overtime. 550 more words


Friday:) From The Art Institute

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.~Albert Einstein… 101 more words