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Xmas shopping, part II
It rained all day yesterday, and now CVH wanted to get out of the apartment. We took the good old 147 bus downtown. We got off at the 900 Shops, a mall with a huge condo tower/Four Seasons hotel on … Continue reading
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Football on TV
CVH and mama love watching football on TV. Although I don’t know much about American football, I’ll often join them. TV coverage of football has improved tremendously in the last fifteen years or so. It used to be excruciating to … Continue reading
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Everybody goes Christmas shopping. First, we went to the Christkindlmarket on Daley Plaza. CVH got a Nepalese hat. Made in Nepal. It was a little cool, of course, and some pigeons hung out around the war dead memorial flame. We … Continue reading
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Chicago Transit Authority
Today was the 75th anniversary celebration for the CTA. No speeches or fireworks, but they did bring out three old L trains and three old buses. There was this 1969 Green Limousine. I got to ride on this 1923 L … Continue reading
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Nothing particularly special, it’s just that I went by the Merchandise Mart on my walk this morning, and thought it looked really nice in the sun.
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Chalk Howard Street
We took the L up to Rogers Park and the Chalk Howard Street festival. Chalk artists from around the country came to chalk up Howard Street, including this shot of Chicago native Harrison Ford climbing up out of the ground. … Continue reading
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Admit it: all your life, you’ve wanted to vacation in Milwaukee. Yet, despite the planning and scheming, it hasn’t happened yet. Well, we made the dream a reality. CVH wanted to go to the state fair. There is an Illinois … Continue reading
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Cat Video Fest 2022
How can anyone possibly resist? We had a great time, as always. Seen in the beautiful 1929 Music Box Theatre, the way movies are meant to be seen. Lots of popcorn, and a hugely appreciative crowd. There was an announcement … Continue reading
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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.
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World Giraffe Day 2022
And GC1 got me a souvenir medal at the Zoo.
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