I had Lazy Blogging Syndrome (something I just made up off the top of my head) while Al was here, so I wasn't great about taking photos and posting them and all that jazz. Maybe you noticed? Just before he left, I whipped out the camera again. We got a hotel room downtown (The Sheraton on the river that we managed to get for a very good price- I HIGHLY recommend it) and spent a bulk of a Friday afternoon at Navy Pier.
I love Navy Pier for what it is: a place to eat, drink, watch people and get some of most wonderful views of the city. Al liked that stuff too, but he was also overjoyed that the pilots were practicing for the Air and Water Show. The planes moved so fast that he could not get a good photo, so I had a lot of pictures of the sky.
We had time to kill before lining up, so we took advantage of the beer garden in the back of the boardwalk. No photos, but it was fun. We drank beer, and we met a woman who asked if Australia was near Switzerland.
I didn't take many photos, because the river part of the tour was very similar to the one that I took a few weeks ago. Actually, we saw much less of the river this time.
It was after six by the time that the tour finished, so we walked back our hotel and freshened up. When we were ready, we walked into the River North area. On the way, we passed the new Marilyn Monroe statue.
Jessie's livelihood is baking, so she made us cookies.
I also want to say that Libby has been staying at our house for two weeks! I don't want her to leave. She sleeps on my bed all the time, and it's so cute. Jon is taking her back in two days :(
Now that I am back on a somewhat normal schedule, I want to get back into being active and eating a healthy diet. I decided that I want to make next Monday through Thursday (and possibly Friday) a salad week! That means that I am going to find 4 to 5 creative and yummy salad recipes and post them on my blog. It's about time that I start making food again!
Have a great day!