Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Chicago in The Spring

Taking some time off and visiting Chicago... We're gong to see a show at the House of Blues tonight... and checking out some of Chicago's fine eating too! We traveled by Amtrak for the first time. Not to put too fine a point on it - it was nothing like the Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint experience in Hitchcock's masterpiece "North By Northwest". It does have some advantages over flying these days, but one has to wonder what it would be like if 1.) rail travel were actually popular in this country, and 2.) a private company was running and maintaining the cars and the system. To put it bluntly the whole thing looked and felt like we were a stroke of luck away from a breakdown at any given moment...


Here's some random shots of 2nd city in the spring...






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