Day 13: Tuesday,
August 13, 2002
Famous Buckingham Memorial Fountain.
On summer evenings, the fountain gives an impressive water, light, and music
Christina standing in Grant Park with the Sears
Tower in the background.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, where
Christina attended first grade.
It was a beautiful school....
school office building
Lincoln Park Zoo
One of the US's last free zoos.
Our parents used to take us here all the time.
In front of the Conservatory, which has one of
the world's best horticultural collections.
We paid $5 for the picture, but
when it printed out, it was all streaky and seemed like it was printed on
fax paper, so we quickly took a screenshot!
There was a picture booth there, so we decided
to take a souvenir picture.
McCormick Place, seen from Lake
Drake Hotel, seen in the movie, "Mission Impossible."
with Michelle and Mick.
We got the office boy to let
us into the school courtyard to see some of the old classrooms and playground.
We also visited the convent and found out that my first grade teacher, Ms.
Chappetti (who must've been in her 70's when I was in her class) was still
we have a nice close-up...