Chicago Bridges

The fact that many of the bridges in Chicago not only can move, but often actually do, never fails to blow my mind. During lunch one day I got to see them raise the bridges to let sailboats through to the lake. Also, I was trapped on the wrong side of the river, so I was […]


Indiana Dunes State Park

The Indiana Dunes are comprised of both state and national parkland in Chesterton, Indiana. It’s an incredibly diverse area and includes lakefront, swamp, marsh, and forest. It’s surreal to pass so quickly from one to another, especially a mere hour and a half from my house on the northwest side of Chicago. We started off […]