Monday, September 10, 2012

Do people still send postcards?

We attended a family wedding this weekend in beautiful downtown Chicago. Since I don't spend much time in the city I seem to always approach it like a tourist. The reception for the wedding was on the 95th floor of the John Hancock building.  Yeah, 95th floor.  I know my children were amazed at the view. I don't know if they realize that I was even more amazed.  Tonight's pics are what I would envision seeing on a postcard if someone visited the 95th floor of the Hancock building.  The first shot is a vintage look at Navy Pier, I guess, Chicago's version of Coney Island.  The 2nd and 3rd are views out some of the windows of the building.  Absolutely spectacular.  The kids got a kick out of the swimming pools at the tops of some of the buildings and actually asked if we could live in one of those buildings.  I said, "Sure, as soon as one of you makes your first 5 million, I'll be glad to move in with you in one of those buildings."

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