Tag Archives: Chicago

Sam’s Ses Challenge #12: Rise

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Vertigo Above Chicago: The Willis Tower Ledge

Completed in 1974, the 108-storey Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) remained the tallest building in the World until 2010, when it was succeeded by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The normal views from the Skydeck observation platform on the 103rd floor of … Continue reading

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Chicago Skyscrapers

I’ve been to Chicago twice, and it remains one of my top North American cities. There’s so much to see and do there: Navy Pier, Lincoln Park Zoo, go see the Cubs or the White Sox, the Field Museum, the … Continue reading

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Silver, Family, Waiting

Combining the photo challenges from Where’s My Backpack?, the Daily Post and A Word In Your Ear has proved particularly challenging this week. Their respective themes are Silver, Family and Waiting. After a bit of thought I came up with … Continue reading

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Bigger!

I’ve spent a lot of time around humans over the last few years, but it was only while scanning through some of my old blogs that it sunk in how many of you are obsessed with scale. Higher, taller, deeper, … Continue reading

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Caching in Kansas – Southwest USA (2012) Day 1

Phyllis and I in Kansas! So we’re off on our Journeys again. Yesterday’s main goal was to check a couple of states off the list (states #43 & #45 for me). And along the way we aimed to find a … Continue reading

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