When Jonathan bought tickets to see Garth Brooks, I was thrilled. When I found out it was in Chicago, I was more thrilled. When I found out it was at 10:30 pm, I was only sort of thrilled...because let's be honest, I'm a super grandma. We booked the cheapest flights we could to and from… Continue reading 24-Hour Chicago Whirlwind
In early December, we traveled to Chicago, where we ate and went to the field museum and saw a show. Here are a few pictures to sum it up. The holidays have kept me from getting these posted sooner!
There are a few things that are the same in every city you will go to. Panera. Hampton Inn. Starbucks. Bananas. Bandaids. Then there are things that are very different in some cities...such as Chicago. Macy's. Elevators. Hospitality. Soda dispensers (more on this another time). I promise more exciting notes from the road in the… Continue reading Apples and Oranges
About two months ago, my lovely boyfriend decided to start planning a great camping weekend. He kept details from me in hopes that it would be a little bit of a surprise and kept telling me it's not "that exciting," but in the last few weeks shared with me that we'd be picnicking, kayaking, etc.… Continue reading The Greatest Weekend I Never Expected