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A Tale of Two Calders

Our travels took us from this big orange sculpture on Tuesday...



...to this big orange sculpture on Wednesday.


The second one is in Grand Rapids and we'll talk about that city a bit later. Today, we'll recap the first city: Chicago.

We had the opportunity to spend some time with my oldest brother and his family who live north of town. We visited during the week and so we were able to watch my two nieces and nephew participate in a play...



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and some baseball.


It was particularly exciting to see my nephew, while pitching, catch a line drive and strike out the two remaining batters. In his next game, he hit a double bringing home a runner on third.


We were also treated to some Lou's. My favorite Chicago pizza. Yum!


While the family was away at work and school, we wandered around downtown and took a self guided architecture tour.

WrightRoosevelt

DecoManhattan

Have you heard about the Chicago Club? Interesting stuff.

CClub

For lunch, we stumbled upon Miller's Pub. If you're there ask for Ann. She was full of great stories (we sat in the same booth at Vince Vaughn!) and she also convinced us that we absolutely need to visit Morocco. Thanks for the tips, Ann!


And thanks for the hospitality, Chicago Boekes!

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