Share on Pinterest

I just signed up to do the Polar Plunge with Emily. Why, you may ask, do I, the girl who has been known to wear a sweater to the beach in 80 degree weather, want to jump into the freezing cold waters of Lake Michigan? I dunno, but I told my twin Heather that I'd do it if she did it...

What do you get when you put two scaredy cats on top of the Sears Tower, the tallest building in the United States??? A bit over a year ago I was in Austria talking to CanadiaJason(eh) and he was asking me about Chicago and where I have and haven't been. He brought up the point that we never really do the touristy things that our cities are known for. I've been to the Sears Tower before, but not since I was probably eight or so. Heather has never been to the Sears Tower at all, so, since she was in town, Emily,...

On my way to the Printer's Row Book Fair, I pondered why anyone would walk on the street when if they took about 10 steps to the east they could walk through the park. I also figured everyone thought I was a tourist because, as always, I was snapping pictures of everything. (Seriously, I was taking a photo of the bridge and this Asian dude asked if I wanted him to take my pic in front of it...

Isla, Jen, and I went to the Museum of Science and Industry today. Twas fun, twas fun. It was a free day but we had to pay to see the Divinci exhibit which was hypercool. Divinci is a nutball, seriously. Like the guy was into art and medicine and science and math. And he'd come up with all these crazy ideas and actually go through with them and build them even though they didn't work. I can't even make eggs. I really liked all the flying devices because I am a faerie with wings that don't work and...