We arrived in the Windy City last Monday, unscathed. We were welcomed by our hosts, Toni and Dan, and their lovely children, who made us this cool sign for our bedroom door:
They also made us these a plate of cookies, and by the second day, allowed Bug to commandeer their basement as his personal man cave. In fact, by the middle of the week, Bug as asking if he could rent their basement out at some point in the future. I'm pretty sure our next living situation will need to include some kind of basement/man cave accommodations for Bug. What fourteen year-old wouldn't want that?
After a glorious few days in the Chicago burbs,
eating deep dish, taking a drive out to Lake Geneva, and enjoying a little shopping in the cutest town square ever,
we boarded the train for Chicago.
Next stop: Chi Town! and The Internet!