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Second City Love

I’m so tired I want to cry.  I honestly don’t know how I made it to work this morning without driving off the road, especially since I had to drive all the way to work before I got that first sweet sip of coffee in my system.  The silver lining?  My boss is OOO all week in Chicago now, haha we traded places.  Chicago was AWESOME, well the part where I wasn’t working anyway, and well worth the sleep deprivation.  I worked 10-6 on Friday, 8-4:15 on Saturday, and 8-12 on Sunday and played well into the night each night.  Exhausting. I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking.

before heading out for dinner Fri night

In front of Buckingham Fountain

hanging out at Wrigley on Sat night

Amy showed us an awesome time

We met up with Amy in Wrigleyville on Saturday night to take advantage of the Wrigleyville Block Party happening outside Cubs stadium, and it just so happened the Yankees were playing as well as Amy’s favorite band.  Dance party shenanigans and lots of beer drinking ensued.  Thanks for showing Dar and I another awesome time Amy, and introducing us to our future wedding band haha.

Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press

sweet dance moves

I passed out cold before midnight that night haha, only to wake up at 3 am to Dar still wide awake and watching Inception.  Talk about a weird movie to wake up in the middle of.  Uh, the next day at my training was a little rough.  Sunday, we had a little time before my 4:50 flight, and had lunch and did some more walking around.

No trip to Chicago is complete without a slice of this

Gorgeous Lake Michigan

being a dork

Ha, I actually almost missed my flight because we significantly underestimated Sunday afternoon traffic.  I made it to the airport with about 50 minutes to spare before my flight, flew through check in and security and made it to my gate just as they were starting to board.  It was stressful, but the crazy rush kept mine and Darren’s goodbye from being too sad.  A little more than six weeks until our next visit in August!

I’m off to try to figure out how to file my expense report, and to find more coffee.  If you are so inclined, full album of photos here, and fun video of Rod Tuffcurls here.

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21 Responses

  1. You two are such a cute couple & looks like you had a great time! (minus the whole working thing, but when is that ever fun…)

  2. Looks like a great tiem!

  3. I am glad you had a good time and I know it was hard to leave Dar but 6 weeks will be here before you know it!!

  4. I love your white one-shoulder shirt! Also, love the double fisting. Keep it classy, lady. 🙂

    Glad you guys had a great weekend!

  5. Nice work on posting the video!

    WHERE ARE HIS GLASSES?!?! HE CAN’T SEE WITHOUT HIS GLASSES!!!!

  6. What a fun trip! I had some buddies from ATL up at that game Saturday – love it!

    Very cool you got to go to a party there – and that pizza looks insane.

    Have a good first day back and get some rest tonight!!

  7. I really love the picture of you two dancing, at least, I think that’s what you’re doing.:)
    Sounds like an awesome weekend. Minus all the work.

  8. You have made my morning with all those beautiful pictures. Looks like a great time! Well, work sucks, but the rest of it looked great 🙂

  9. I like the double fisting picture the best.

  10. Glad to see you had a good time in Chicago!

    Is that pizza Gino’s East?

  11. It looks like so much fun! I want to go to Chicago so bad. I’m glad you had a great trip.

  12. It looks like you had such a fun time! You and Dar are so cute together! 🙂 I really want to get to Chicago to try the pizza! Yum!

  13. You are gorgeous and you two make such a cute couple! I need to try some chicago deep dish bc that pizza looks SO good!

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