Spent another weekend in awesome Chicago with awesome adamselzer. The weather was still cooler than I would have liked (but much better than the 2º F foolishness that was going on the last time I was there), but I had a good time anyway. I got to eat Chicago-style hotdogs and duck fat fries at Hot Doug’s, I went on Ken’s Weird Chicago tour (I’d only been on Adam’s prior, and it was when it was brand new), got freaked the hell out in the Liar’s Club (I feel like I got freaked out in there the first time), ran into Hector from the Chicago Hauntings tour—first at Ft. Dearborn (in all fairness, Adam and I did stage that) and also at the site of the Eastland Disaster—and well, had a great time all weekend, really.

I got time to act like a total tourist and to take lots of pictures, so here goes:


Hot Doug's!
Wall at Hot Doug’s

Hot Dogs!

El train, library, and some other buildings I’m sure adamselzer knows the name of.

Downtown Chicago Buildings
Michigan Ave

Smurfette & Something buiding
Smurfette & Something building. Who can guess which movie featured this building?? :D

Millennium Park
Millennium Park

Millennium Park Bean – sideview

Giant Bean
Millennium Park Bean

Reflection of the city in the Bean

Reflection of the city in the Bean #2

Reflection of Adam and me in the Bean


Wicked marquee. confusified, this is for you. ;)

Wickedly Good
Ah yes, this it is.

House of Crosses
House of Crosses

One of the stops on the Weird Chicago tour is the House of Crosses. The owner put up a cross to keep gangs away (The Gaylords), and it worked so well, he kept adding more and more. This is the coach house in the back.

La Virgen de Guadalupe
People have built a shrine to what looks like an apparition of La Virgen de Guadalupe as a salt stain under one of the Chicago bridges.

Something Strange...
There is a very strange thing about this painting. Can anyone guess what it is? (P.S. this sign always makes me crave Mexican food)

Adam is CRAZY!
Adam blacked out for a bit and had this crazy notion that he was Spiderman.

Adam is CRAZY!
Again, the blackout continues. This move actually IS called Spiderman.

Hope you enjoyed all those pictures! :)

Soon, I will post about today’s trip to Blendon Woods park with Aidan. ♥

‘Til next time.

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