I suppose what I should spend my time on should be my most recent trip back to Chi. It was great. The hustle, the bustle, the people, the style, the sky scrapers, the different atmosphere. At the end of it all, it was a trip - just that and it was conclusive. As much as I miss it all and sometimes seek it all, I think I would miss and seek Hawaii more. But back to it all, the vacation, I actually finally went up the Sears Tower (formerly but always will be). Another moment of #suchgreatheights and I have pics to show for it.
Pics below are of Joe looking above all of Chillinois. There is my dog Jethro, who is 8 yrs young but still acts like he is a 6 month old puppy. God bless Jethro, perfect symbol of fidelity, I have not seen him for over a year but in fidelity dog years, which must be the exact opposite of dog years, it's like he never skipped a beat. Still there, still my habebe, still Jethro. There is the Chicago Ave. stop of the CTA Brown Line.
The El Train was cool, it gave me the proper urban fix that I had been craving. Hiking and snapping pics all over the urban jungle was a good one week trade off of the tropical, beachy-ness of Hawaii. Key word, one week
To the left, below is a view of the skyline from the Millenium Park gardens. Below, middle is the sunset looking over the flatland called the Midwest, I caught a helicopter flying by the edge of my frame. And the last one are more buildings, for every mountain ridges and craters I have here in Hawaii there is an equivalent sky scraper in Chicago.
And so it is, the annual homecoming trip, all done and got my fix. Now I'm back in paradise.