Chicago, My Kind of Town

I returned from a four-day trip to Chicago yesterday, and despite the somewhat frigid weather, I thoroughly enjoyed myself.  Chicago is a wonderful city and has much to offer its visitors. Thursday night we had a late lunch at Noodles and Company, a chain-restaurant that serves up tasty stir-fried noodle dishes, salads, and homemade soups, …

Things to Do in Chicago, Chicago IL

I’m leaving for Chicago tomorrow. It will certainly be quite chilly (current temp there is 26F) but that’s a small concession to make for adventure. I’ve begun researching more attractions to visit. Here are some suggestions from Chicago Traveler: –Magnificent Mile (Michigan Ave to Oak St; shops, restaurants, museums) –Navy Pier (IMAX, arcade, shops, restaurants, …

Farewell, Spring Cruise?

It seems unlikely that I will take that spring cruise I mentioned earlier this month. That’s because I am going to Chicago with my girlfriend and will proceed to freeze to death! But perhaps, if I have a good month, I will consider taking a cruise as my second anniversary is coming up, and it …