Day 140 - Chicago Air Show
Sunday, August 18, 2013
My two sons and I got up early and headed out to the train station for the hour long trip into Chicago. From Union Station we walked and walked and walked! I think we walked close to 6 miles to get to North Ave Beach.
We walked along the water front and sometimes we walked on the sandy beach. What a workout on the legs!
The boys swam in Lake Michigan. I just got my feet wet. They also dug large holes in the sand and created a slanted back drop so they could recline in it and look up at the planes doing their show.
I was disappointed that the Blue Angels did not fly over. However, there were many cool planes, solo or in flight formation. The very loud jet flew around several times too and even came to a stand still. That was very cool! And extremely fast!
After the show, we decided to hail a taxi back to Union Station. Waited an hour and finally got on the train for our trip home! What an amazing day!
My oldest son starts school (local college) tomorrow and my youngest (high school) starts on Wednesday. He made the golf team! Yay!!! My husband also starts his school tomorrow (he is a middle school teacher). I will have the house to myself, mwa-ha-ha!
I am dead tired! Hopefully I will feel refreshed tomorrow and do my morning ritual of walking and jogging! Then seriously look for jobs! I have two interviews lined up for this week...a sub job for on-call crisis intervention and volunteer job for the women's shelter, for the experience.
Good night summer break!
Oh, I finally lost almost another pound this morning! Finally!!! Seriously do not like Uncle TOM or Aunt Flow! Glad they left yesterday! LOL