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Category: Illinois

Gluten Free in Schaumburg

I’m not sure what’s going on with the gf scene in Schaumburg. But, apparently, glutinos have brow beaten every restaurant…

Schaumburg

Not all of my work travel is about exciting cities, seeing movie stars, or working with companies that I can…

Whispers from the Trees

Next to the Qcentre (to the south) is one of the St. Charles Township Cemeteries — the North Cemetery. It…

Pottawatomie Park

Pottawatomie Park is a vibrant little riverfront community park, complete with gazebo, wicked looking waterslides, and a small handful of…

Hotel Baker, St. Charles

I like that just about every promotional picture of St. Charles on the web integrates the Hotel Baker in some…

Art by Joseph

A metal man on a bicycle part horses, a fox that appeared to be protecting his corner by the river,…

St. Charles, Illinois

Boys were laughing and playing in the river. Speedboats whizzed by with a deafening roar. Tiny squirrels rushed across the…

Photos from Chi-town

I know… I know… it’s been over a month since I last posted. I’ve been put on a rescue project…

Chicago

I’m in Chicago for Agile 09. It’s very exciting and perhaps a tad bit overwhelming. Every conference I’ve ever been…

The Berghoff

The Berghoff Restaurant was the first place I’d ever sampled goat cheese and eggplant anything… and after that first amazing…

The Art Institute of Chicago

The obvious destination of the day was the Art Institute of Chicago; here I sat on the steps in the…

From Chicago, Illinois

I’m posting from Chicago, Illinois — a very interesting and vibrant city. The city has a spirit that is very…

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