Days Inn Bridgeview
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... keystops on the horizon. We expect a fully adventourous trip and cannot wait to write about our mishaps and wonderful experiences.
As for now, we are making some last minute purchases and living in anticipation of our great journey that lies ahead.
Here's to Rice a roni, the rock and being reunited with loved ones.
... with the fact that when she "cleaned" the roomette from the previous customer, she did not notice that the hand soap had leaked all down the wall over all the buttons operating the toilet and sink and the only electrical outlet in the room (which, consequently, was non-functional) led to our deciding to leave only $5. As it happens, neither of us had a 5, so it was 10 or 2 or nothing. I settled on nothing.
... Field Museum (Genghis Khan, Egypt, Dinosaur), The Bean, Navy Pier, and Wrigley for the Cubs vs Braves Game.
Dad got four tickets early in the day and Diane Wetzel was working at Northwestern and came out to meet us for dinner and the game.
We also ate at Geno's East ...
... We were
staying in a neighbourhood called Humboldt Park- which was a pretty
cool area to wander about- we were on the fringes of Wicker Park-
another very cool area to explore. At lunch, we followed Brett's
superb recommendation and headed for sandwiches at a Cuban place, yes
Cuban- delish. From there, we headed into downtown Chicago and had a
wander around the downtown area. Chicago's downtown is very much like
New York's- there are lots of ...
... shop is in what used to be the carriage house. They have some interesting books and other items for sale.
I wasn't sure what the Guided Interior Tour could cover that wasn't covered in the Private Spaces In-Depth Tour. As I feared, the answer was nothing. I shouldn't have bothered with the second tour. Oh, well.
The dining room set is on display at the Smart Museum, which is a free museum located nearby on the ...