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June 12, 2014 5 Comments »

Chicago sunset

I stared at the big concrete building along the Chicago River as the sun went down illuminating it in a golden hue.  “This building changed my life 19 years ago,” was the only thought that kept running through my head.  This set me on an unbelievable path of change and adventure at the age of […]

48 Hours in Chicago

October 7, 2013 8 Comments »

River Walk Chicago

Disclosure: Club Carlson compensated me and provided for my travel and accommodations in exchange for writing about my travels with them. Regardless, everything I have said in the post reflects my honest observations and opinions. The sun looked like a giant nectarine as it rose with soft orange and pink glows lighting up the sky […]

Chilly Bean

December 14, 2010 9 Comments »

This is one Chilly Bean!  While in Chicago I braved the cold windy weather (yes, it is called the windy city and they aren’t lying!) to go see Millennium park and the ‘Bean’ sculpture.  However, that’s not it’s real name…it’s the nickname those crazy Chicagoans gave to it.  It’s birth name is The Cloud Gate […]

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