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Chicago, Illinois

September 28, 2015

We woke up in Union, Illinois. We got ready then drove into Chicago. We first drove under the L. It was really cool driving around Chicago. 371 more words

McCleary Family

Thing to Do #85: Visit the World’s Tallest Buildings

The book has 16 buildings I need to visit before checking off this one thing. So far I’ve checked off TWO. Not living in Asia is really hurting me on this one. 389 more words


Skyline Tour of the USA

City Skylines in the United States

There are hundreds of skylines in the United States that leave lasting impressions. This list names the top 10 most impressive based on the number of… 1,617 more words


Chicago Sunset

The sunset over downtown Chicago as seen from the observation deck of the John Hancock Tower.

What I Learned at the Top of the Sears/Willis Tower

I learned that a concrete jungle made up of steel and its name-bearer can be beautiful and breath-taking and make the world seem so big and every person so small. 350 more words


A Visit to the Windy City

Y’all may remember that I’m a big fan of the writing of the late Father Andrew Greeley.  One of the things I love about his books is the way he brought to life the city of Chicago and its environs.   1,498 more words