Category Archives: Illinois

365, 6: day 241

Chicago I had a surprisingly easy time getting out of town. We had rosé and delicious sandwiches (prosciutto, Brie, fig, mixed greens) in the international terminal at the airport, before an easy flight to Chicago. I read my book club … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 227

Galena, IL We cleaned and went back to my parents’ house way earlier than I had expected, which gave me nice bonus time with my mom and nephew and an opportunity to have meatball curry for lunch! My dad drove … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 226

Galena, IL This morning was rough, but after most of my sister’s friends left, the remaining girls rallied, went to get out bridesmaids dresses fitted, eat a restorative green curry lunch, and spend the afternoon wandering along the Mississippi and … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 222

Chicago My day was half crazy, half never-ending, but I made it to the airport, bought a delicious kale and quinoa salad, and got through a few issues of The New Yorker en route to Chicago! Plus my flight randomly … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 317

Chicago I had a quick, yet productive, morning at work. We got to Chicago, no problem, arriving to an hour delay in our connecting flight to Detroit. Which quickly turned into two hours. We closed down the United Club, ate … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 294

Chicago Even though I didn’t turn my lights off until midnight last night, I got up this morning to make my grand return to the newly re-opened Runyon Canyon! It opened yesterday, so it was crazy today and I had … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 261

Elizabeth, IL We started our morning with a trip to my dad’s building’s gym and roof, followed by the most insanely beautiful drive to Iowa. We met my mom, grandma, sisters, and nephew at the winery where my sister works, … Continue reading

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