Residence Inn Chicago Downtown / River North
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... is super friendly to everyone. He tells me its my job to keep Hinesh happy (cause he stood in the line for me while I saved our seat). He was pretty good at his job, everyone walked out of there smiling and happy.
We walk to Willis Tower the tallest tower in Chicago and think about going up. I don't want to pay to see the view from the top ($20) but once we hear that its a 45 minute wait to get up we make a u turn out of there.
Before we start the Loop ...
... spick and span, constant cleaners like elsewhere, automated flush, automated taps in hand basis, all very nice, good good. Many things we like.Food not included. In general this remains the land of the sandwich, the hamburger, chips, synthetic and many types of salad dressings ,a ton of carbohydrate. Would have to go VERY upmarket to avoid.Here not only the disabled but also the military get priority boarding. If I sound a tad cynical please, all you Americans ...
... coach and state meet official. He was pleasant to talk to but rather negative about his team. The entertaining part was almost everything he said about the team was soon after proven wrong. "May as well write down a strike out for this guy" was followed by a home run. "This guy walks the first batter every time" just before he stuck out the batter. "They never hit behind the runner to advance him" resulting in a sharp ground ball to right field ...
... we have added another gym to our repertoire. If a city has a gym used for volleyball, we have probably been there at some point. Anyhow, our trip started on Friday. Mom, Erin, Aunt Kerry, Erin's teammate Jayla, and I loaded into the car and took off around 8:30. Around Ann Arbor, Aunt Kerry got a call that her car wasn't ready to be picked up yet. Sooooo, we ended up dropping her off at Starbucks to find a ride back home. ...
... random acceleration (I know I'm no pilot but it seemed like this pilot needed his L plates on!) broken cabin crew equipment and a landing that even frightened the life out of Cooz and me even with xanax! Safe on the ground we were happy to be alive when we arrived into Chicago.
We froze our little butts off in Chicago! Apparently this is the coldest it has been in Chicago at this time of year for a long time and we could see why, only ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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