Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
This is Monday, April 13, 2015!
A full day in Chicago with Kiki. A morning of coffee shop working, followed by fish stalking at the Shedd Aquarium, a trip up 303 stories on Skydeck, and so much fancy feasting.

Enjoy!

Chicago - April 2015
Good morning from somebody else’s bedroom in “Bucktown” Chicago

Chicago - April 2015
Comfy corner attic bedroom

Chicago - April 2015
Peeking out into the hallway. Anybody home?

Chicago - April 2015
Home alone, let’s get showerin’

Chicago - April 2015
Morning light in the bathroom

Chicago - April 2015
Lotion up

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Figuring out plans with Kiki for the morning. We both have some work to do.

Chicago - April 2015
I get started on our first Season 5 Game of Thrones recap that I work on with a manuscripts curator. We finally got some press about it! So exciting.

Chicago - April 2015
All ready to head off for the morning

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Leaving the loft

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Making my way downtown, walking fast, faces pass and I’m homebound

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago likes their stoop/garden sculptures

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Trying to act local and not check my gps too much.

Chicago - April 2015
Neon signage

Chicago - April 2015
Found it, Cup & Spoon! And I see Kiki’s little face in the window.

Chicago - April 2015
Isn’t sheeee loooovely

Chicago - April 2015
Having some coffee, a poppyseed muffin (cuz why not) and finishing up work

Chicago - April 2015
About an hour later we’re done and free to have our girls day

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Dropping off our laptops and big bags

Chicago - April 2015
Checking to make sure everything is posted and okay

Chicago - April 2015
I want to call this neighborhood Logan Square

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
But I’m not 100% on my Chicago neighborhood geography

Chicago - April 2015
How much is that doggy in the window…the one with the waggily tail?

Chicago - April 2015
That’s a lot of brick

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Catching the L

Chicago - April 2015
What are you looking for Kikz

Chicago - April 2015
I spy a Chicago dog mural

Chicago - April 2015
Got off at the edge of the park, the side with all the museums.

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Navigating through the park

Chicago - April 2015
Lakefront!

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Toward museum campus

Chicago - April 2015
It’s such a bright, lovely day!

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
The view from museum campus is just…THE BEST

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
New friend

Chicago - April 2015
Perfect little puffy clouds

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Friendshiiiiip

Chicago - April 2015
We were thinking “I wish a hotdog stand was here…” and bam there was one

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
LOOK at those Chicago dogs. Pickle spear, tomato, peppers, dill, onions, relish, NO KETCHUP

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
The perfect view with a perfect hotdog

Chicago - April 2015
Shedd Aquarium! Fancy ass building

Chicago - April 2015
Little aquatic details

Chicago - April 2015
Lights look like anemones

Chicago - April 2015
It was quite expensive to get an all access pass for the whole aquarium, so we paid for the first level only.

Chicago - April 2015
Not disappointing though!

Chicago - April 2015
ANACONDA. So huge…

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Tiny adorable monkeys

Chicago - April 2015
Reel her in

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Bright blue lobster

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Alligator turtle! Looks like a dinosaur

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Freshwater babies

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
A fish that looks like it’s been skinned

Chicago - April 2015
Kiki flipping off the iguana

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Diver feeding all the fish in the round central tank

Chicago - April 2015
Petting a ray

Chicago - April 2015
Heading out

Chicago - April 2015
More fun lights that look like rays

Chicago - April 2015
Gift shop octopus

Chicago - April 2015
Great look

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Back out into the world

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Up to the platform

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Back in downtown

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Dunkin’ Donuts stop for some coffee and hashbrowns

Chicago - April 2015
Sitting looking out the window from below street level

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Headin’ to skydeck

Chicago - April 2015
303 floors up!

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Remembering that one of these ledges cracked recently…

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Babe, pig in the city

Chicago - April 2015
Looks like Sim City to me. Gonna do a quick google to see where Maxis is located…whoa SimCity was developed in Emeryville…aka Bay Area. Nevermind. Idea foiled.

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Successful Sim City

Chicago - April 2015
Giving the legs a rest

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Circling around and around, getting our money’s worth

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Goodbye, Skydeck

Chicago - April 2015
Thank god this exists

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Personal elevator for VIPs aka us aka it was just empty.

Chicago - April 2015
The most Chicago man I’ve ever seen

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Met up with some of Kiki’s friends to take a wander pre-dinner

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Magic hour Chicago

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Sears aka Willis Tower aka Skydeck’s location poking out in the background

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Back in this old neighborhood

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
West Loop realness

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Here for some appetizers, beers, and to use as a meet up location

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Colee made it!

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
It got dark so quickly! We scurried over to the Publican, our planned fancy dinner eve.

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
A spread of oysters

Chicago - April 2015
Colee’s first raw oyster

Chicago - April 2015
Fancy pork rinds

Chicago - April 2015
Fancy pate

Chicago - April 2015
Was a lovely dinner. And I look like a vampire.

Chicago - April 2015
Chicago - April 2015
Back to bed

Chicago - April 2015
So sleepy

Chicago - April 2015
My silly little fitbit tells me I almost walked 20,000 steps today

Chicago - April 2015
Time for the finer things in life

Chicago - April 2015
Sleep and an episode of SVU.

Much love friends!

Posted by:sarahwaldo

By day I'm a content producer at an arts org in Los Angeles, by night I am the overly apologetic brain and face of sleepywaldo.blog

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