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Visiting Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago

I was AMAZED to find out that Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is completely free to visit! ┬áIt’s not unusual for city attractions to have a free day every now and then but Lincoln Park Zoo does it one better by being free 365 days a year! 595 more words

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Trip Report: Shawnee National Forest, August 19-21, 2017

I had the eclipse marked on my calendar probably 8 months in advance, but as the date grew closer I wavered on making the drive. Work was getting crazy, and the car definitely needed to be fixed before I wanted to take it on a six hour road trip. 1,183 more words


Chicago, Illinois

On a shockingly atypical day in January, I spent a near 60 degree Saturday at the Fullerton Beach lakefront taking in some of the sites that have become so familiar to me in the last four years. 312 more words