Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Home for the holidays



Home is not Hawaii or anywhere else that's really warm....
It's Chicago.
So, don't be envious of my holidays away from Saluda.
I don't even know if I have enough warm clothes to
deal with this anymore.

Don't you just love the way the AT&T Cloud looks with snow?
There is something to be said about seeing all
these wondrous, white, powdery flakes ... from afar.
Up close and personal - it's cold & wet & blustery & freezing.
It's only 6 above here today, with
wind chills of -20.

There must be some indoor activities somewhere in
this big big city.
Shopping anyone?
Eating Chicago Pizza at, let's say Lou Malnottis?

How about watching the Chicago Bears football
at a sports bar, just like the olden days?
Warming up with some irish coffee?
Now you can get envious. GO BEARS!

8 comments:

  1. oh my gosh! i love chicago, it is one of my fav places on earth!! portillos chi-town hot dogs...yummo!!
    xo

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  2. Yeah, there are alot of great things about this city, even in the winter. The Drake Hotel was incredible. Spent 3 days in Columbus,OH and went to North Market for the xmas foodie thing. Cherry Pies were yummmmy.
    I will be at Artiscape in Col. in April. Come by and see me.
    Jane

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  3. SusanH10:13 PM

    Oh, Jane, I know you're cold but these photos are sooooo cool!!! I've never been to Chicago - someday I'll get there. (sending you warm thoughts from Greenville SC where's it's 32 degrees by the way, which is cold to me, tee hee!!)

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  4. Wow that looks very cold. I too love Chicago, especially the art museum. Your sports fans are awesome. Hope you are having a great trip! and a Happy New Year!

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  5. They say home is where your heart is... I hope by now your heart is back in Saluda - along with the rest of you! Happy New Year!

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  6. WOW those photos look cool and I mean cool as in brrrrrrrrrr. Happy to read that you are safely home.Bless you for dealing w/Chicago's weather. You are a braver gal than me Gunga Din.
    Excited about seeing your note about the next challenge. Now that's something to cheer about "Go, Jane's Wonder Gals".
    Hugs, Marjorie

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  7. Glad that you got back "home" safely. Happy New Year to my favorite shop keeper!

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  8. I love the bean! Never been brave enough to visit wonderful Chicago in the winter but your pictures make me want to. beautiful.

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