A brief synopsis of our spring break in Ann Arbor & Chicago.
March 17 & 18
Monday March 19
Woke up to sleet in Ann Arbor. We hit the road about 9:00AM.
Stopped inSt. Joseph, Michigan for a break.
Lunched at the Pump House Grille.
Bought treats for Jack and Katie at FuzzyButz Pet Bakery.
Arrived in LaGrange, IL just outside Chicago.
Finally tasted a Chipotle burrito!
Stayed two nights at the luxurious Countryside/LaGrange Holiday Inn.
(Their Holidome is a must-see!)
Tuesday March 20
Visited the Lincoln Park Zoo!
Drove through Evanston and saw Garrett Evangelical Seminary.
Visited with Rob, Heather, Nathan, Lillian, and Napali!
Stuffed ourselves with Giordano’s World-Famous Stuffed Pizza.
Listened to the Deep Blue Organ Trio at the historic Green Mill!
Wednesday March 21
Thursday March 22
Walked and shopped the Magnificent Mile aka Michigan Avenue.
Cool places included the Lego store, Niketown, and the Mac store.
Ate lunch and shared the biggest piece of tirimisu ever at Rosebud on Rush!
Strolled through Millennium Park.
More Giordano’s for dinner.
Friday March 23
Mel’s OAKE Conference begins.
I visited Archicenter and Jazz Record Mart and actually practiced a little.
Munched on legendary Garrett Popcorn.
Dined one last time at Rosebud, this time in the Theater District.
Saturday March 23
Woke up early and headed home to Athens!