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On the Road: Chicago Skyway

Last summer, we took a trip to Lutsen, MN to see some friends out that-a-way, and yes, we drove. Partly because we wanted to feast our eyes on the sights this great land has to offer, and partly because making travel plans from the center of Pennsylvania can involve more plane-hopping than one could possibly want, and we’d have had to rent a car for the last 100 miles anyway. 469 more words

Lucky we live in Chicago

Lake Shore Drive, is my gateway strip from the north side to the south side, or vice versa! I can never get enough of the views while driving on LSD. 211 more words

What can one do in cold Chicago?

I don’t visit Chicago very often, maybe once in a decade. So there’s a lot of this lively city which I haven’t seen. Now that I have to spend a week there on work, I’m trying to work out what I can take the time out to see. 331 more words



Nikon D3000 – ISO 100 – 50mm – f1.8 – 1/320sec
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Sears Tower

Today we travel to Chicago, IL. Yes you guessed it the Sears Tower, umm I mean the Willis

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Demise of the Department Store

In today’s headlines the Wall Street Journal turns to Sears – the aging department store chain – which will close 150 locations in the next several months. 621 more words


Chicago blog - December 2016

An impromptu Southwest Airlines sale had my travel bug in full effect. Basically they had $49-$99 flights for a couple of days and that is just too great a deal to pass up. 846 more words