22 May 2006

Chicago Trip

Okay, so I made it under the 72 hour self imposed limit, barely...

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naturally as soon as I went to walk somewhere, it started a downpour, a couple of shots of the rain here as I walked to Navy Pier.

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Outside Navy Pier, same as the "poem" shot from last week.

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A herd of seagulls.

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This one is of a lighthouse and the calm water before it, I like the water colors.

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A stained glass interpretation of Mucha's "The Four Seasons", on display at Navy Pier's Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, and also on display in Spanky & Mae's bathroom, although not in stained glass.

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Some shots of the indoor garden...

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... and on the children's stage... PIRATES!

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My favorite fountain in Chicago.

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An obligatory shot for Mae.

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The view from my friend Jen's office.

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Baseball heaven, okay, if they won, it would be heaven, but it's sure not Iowa.

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Some shots from millennium Park in Chicago.

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Could I see your tourist visa's please?

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Buckingham Fountain.

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evidently, not everyone got the memo about how stupid these things are.

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The building on the left is where I used to work, and I used to live in the third of the four identical buildings on the right.

Yes, I know my mom is no where to be seen, she forbade me from taking her picture.

3 comments:

misty said...

Great pictures! That's Carl's favorite fountain too, we've gone and stood behind the wall of water. One of my best Chicago memories. Glad you had a good time, and that you made it there and back safely!

Mae said...

Thanks for thinking of me... I love that shot of the "Four Seasons". Walgreen's was a nice bonus too! Was that the origianl Walgreen's? I know that's in Chicago.

Viv said...

Here is my comment. Are you home yet? It looks like fun. I don't see any pictures of pizza with spinach and tomatoe. I gess you're not as much a food person as I am. When Venche and I go to Chicago, you will definatly need to come with us so you can show us around.