Last night I got back from a four day trip to Chicago. It was one of the best trips I’ve ever taken. I went to see my friend, April. I visited her back in 2010, and we did a lot of the famous touristy things that there are to do in that great city. This time, we just used our time together as a way to do things that we might not get to do with other people.

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I have a lot of things to say about this trip, and some things will get their own post later, but for right now I wanted to share some of the miscellaneous photos that I enjoy so very much.
the view from Poli’s apartment
Rhoda the dog
making posters for an independent library’s book sale
Hamburger Mary’s
teal flower beds
intense make-up
purple paint
men at work
paper store
meeting Emily for the first time (penpal)
meeting Olivia for the first time (penpal)
breakfast pizza of the future
Grandma the cat, who laid on April’s shoulder all night long
puppet show cart
things I bought
white chocolate raspberry waffles
unstoppable collaging
these bathing suit bottoms which I will forever wear under my dresses