The first night we stayed downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile and experienced city life. It's always exciting and awe-inspiring when we get there, but it doesn't take too long to realize that it's a fun place to visit, but I wouldn't really want to live that way. The sheer volume of traffic and humanity would get old quick.
That night we went to Navy Pier and rode the 150 foot-high Ferris wheel and the Wave Swinger and watched the fireworks.
On the Ferris wheel.
Chicago skyline at sunset from the top of the Ferris wheel.
The Wave Swinger.
The next morning we headed for Michigan and the beach. We got in four days of good beach time with near perfect weather. The kids did a lot of this:
And I did a lot of this (reading):
A fun time was had by all! I have more to show you so stay tuned!
The winner of the Sewing Calendar, as chosen by Random Number Generator, is #25, Jocelyn of Happy Cottage Quilter. Congratulations!