MI Goodness

Leaving Chicago, we drove south and east around the bottom of Lake Michigan, then north to Lansing, MI, to visit Dale’s brother, Tim. He lives in a nice suburban neighborhood of East Lansing and has recently retired from teaching at Michigan State University – MSU – which also happens to be my initials. Here’s Tim’s … Continue reading

Field Trip

Since it was raining when we went out today, we decided to visit the Field Museum of Natural History. We could have spent days in the Field Museum and we only scratched the surface in the four hours we were there. We wandered through the permanent Ancient Egypt exhibit and the Ancient Americas exhibit, as … Continue reading

The Bean

After Navy Pier, we walked south along the lakeshore through Grant Park, turning east before reaching the Field Museum, then returning north to visit Millennium Park. We were intrigued by the Frank Ghery designed Pritzker Pavilion, named for its main donor, Jay Pritzker, owner of the Hyatt hotel chain; that’s it on the left, below. … Continue reading

Date on a Beach

We’re on a week-long RV trip in Florida while we have a home exchange guest, Germán, staying in our house in the Keys. We stayed in Germán’s house in Bariloche, Argentina, during our recent trip to Patagonia. Our ultimate destination is Gainesville to visit the kids, but we’ve also decided to make a vacation out … Continue reading