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... her first going-abroad experience working in a hogeschool in Friesland in the 60s (why there..!). Pretty interesting lunch, all in all!
That was yesterday though! Today's adventure was walking to the south of Evanston (having just heard yesterday that that was the only bad part of town...). To my amazement, but not surprise, within minutes all the white people disappeared and a solely black population ...
Luckily the girl, whose number I had scribbled down before leaving, found me looking lost on the street where the house was supposed to be, and showed me around the huge (!) house I'd be living in: the Patch! It has 7 bedrooms, and I met my 5 housemates at a lovely home cooked dinner with Wisconsin beer (apparently it's a 'beer house', so I better start practicing!).
The movie that everyone watched ...
... program: all sorts of people participate, from German backpackers to a mother and daughter to teenage girls on school break to 30 year-olds who were there for the horse work. It was certainly very horse-focused, more so than other similar courses, and we did not learn any tractor driving or 4 wheeler riding. However I personally loved being in the saddle every day, learning how to ride the horse with "natural horsemanship." The ...
The next day we walked over to the south side of the river (The Loop), checking out the architecture Chicago is famous for on the way.
We then took the bus down to the Museum of Science and Industry. I had enjoyed coming here as a kid and remembered attractions such the the coal mine and the captured German U-Boat (both of which ...
... br> After a nice start in the morning with eggs (thank you Rick and Kim!) and toast the boys did a brief set of school lessons. By 10am we were heading over to the the nearby Arlington Park train station (3 min away). The train was a local so it took about an hour to get to Ogilvie Transit Station in downtown. From there it was super easy to catch the 14 bus to the Art Institute.
We were hungry ...