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Chicago sits on 24 miles of lake Michigan. We went to Millenium park , the home of the giant bean!! (See photos) We took another bus tour out to wrigley park, home of the oldest baseball park in Chicago. Home of the cubs, the most popular baseball team but not very successful, they haven't won a title since the early 1900's!!!!!! Whereas the white sox won ...
... barbershop. Tom gave Jens an excellent haircut. He had 60 years experience as a barber and told that he was stationed in Germany during the Korean War in 1950-53 and considered himself lucky not to have been sent there. He also told us that with his wife he had visited Denmark 30 years ago. It turned out not to be such an old-fashioned barbershop as he was joined by his daughter and granddaughter who also ...
... 8217;ve got that. How about a glass of wine while enjoying live piano music? OK, they’ve got that. If you want to shop at a Brooks Brother’s Store, you can. Want Macaroni Grill Italian? It’s right here. Being in this “old” airport, I can see why people in Kansas City don’t want to change our “perfect” airport? No, you cannot get a ...
Beautiful And Functional Lighting
You probably already know this on some level, but the lighting you choose for your home is critical for the beauty and functionality of the space. Too often, people add the lighting as an afterthought, without much consideration for the overall effect or the need for useful illumination.
The first consideration should always be ...
And we're off! We picked up the car, a red Chrysler number, which will be ours for the next 3 weeks as we travel the historic Route 66 across the USA. Route 66 is no longer a recognised highway, so we have to follow roads which have been built over the old road. This was our first bump to overcome as downtown Chicago is not very well signposted! Luckily there are signs all along the ...
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