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I walked down the street to watch this year’s Pride Parade. It was huge. It was a beautiful day for a parade, and the spectators were appreciative. It was very loud. I hope everyone wore enough sunscreen.
And GC1 got me a souvenir medal at the Zoo.
The grandkids wanted to go to the Field, and especially to see Sue. The picture they take when you first arrive. Don’t they look thrilled? They were a lot happier after they got into the museum. They got to see … Continue reading
A stunningly beautiful day in Chicago, and we decided to go to the zoo. We left in such a hurry to catch the bus that I forgot the camera, so there aren’t many pictures. We did see the new tiger … Continue reading
Mama had a milestone birthday. The grandchildren were on hand. They baked her a cake. And mama got the first big piece. But before the cake we had Chinese food from Furama. Which everybody dug into. Among other gifts, mama … Continue reading
It’s Memorial Day weekend! Traditional start of Chicago summer. People flock to the beach. There were a lot of people out there today in shorts, t-shirts, and sandals. Because it’s the start of summer. They weren’t going to let the … Continue reading
No Spring (yet) this year. Last week’s photo showed CVH in her parka on Michigan Avenue, and today it was 28°C (82°F) in Chicago. They don’t turn on our air conditioning for another week, so the cat is hot:
Each Spring, Chicago plants billions (well, at least a million) tulips along Michigan Avenue. Each Spring, Chicago raises the bridges downtown to let sailboats that have been in storage all winter out into the lake. Each Spring, Chicago finally warms … Continue reading
On the morning of 3 March 1934, infamous bank robber John Dillinger escaped from the jail in Crown Point, Indiana. Supposedly he used a wooden gun that he had carved there to fool the guards. Earlier, upon arriving in Crown … Continue reading