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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

It wasn’t all Work

In addition to yesterday’s post featuring our new floors, I alluded to a bigger project that I tackled at the cottage.  Well, it was such a painful experience that I cannot yet place it in a post.  You will have to wait another day for me to relive the craziness of it all.

So you know our spring break was not all work, I wanted to share some highlights that made us happy!

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We stayed in a fabulous hotel – The Fairmont – Millennium Park.  We had an amazing view out our suite windows.

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We hit Navy Pier, Hancock Building and dined at Gino’s East, all on our first evening.

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We had to eat at Gino’s East because Lady Gaga had been there recently.  I must say, New York pizza is so much better!

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Views from the John Hancock Building.

We hit Shedd Aquarium and then the girls and I hit some stores.

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Dinner at the original Morton’s (in the basement) was a nice end to the day.

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On our final day, we spent the morning at the Art Museum.

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There were amazing art collections featured here.  Unfortunately, I saw this and could only think of the tv show.  Tells you what kind of art enthusiast I am!

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Just to drive my point home.  I spied this beautiful piece and all I could do was think of painting it.

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Perhaps Heirloom White would bring her back to life?  I’m sure that would go over well with the art community!

When I look through our photos I am reminded of our wonderful visit to Chicago.

From Chicago our cottage is 2 hours toward home.  We planned to stay a few days open it up for the season and catch up with friends.

It was a shock when we opened the front door to the cottage.

I will fill you in tomorrow!


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