Aukur just arrived to Chicago and will be here through the summer. It's his first time to America but he dreams of living here one day. 1/24

Aukur just arrived to Chicago and will be here through the summer. It's his first time to America but he dreams of living here one day. 1/24

 The Other Guys Illinois, an a cappella group for the University of Illinois prepares for their performance later today. Wish I had some more time to hear these fellas sing. 2/24

The Other Guys Illinois, an a cappella group for the University of Illinois prepares for their performance later today. Wish I had some more time to hear these fellas sing. 2/24

 Glenn (great name) makes it down to Lake Michigan to fish for anything that will bite. He says It's just a way for him to relax. 3/24

Glenn (great name) makes it down to Lake Michigan to fish for anything that will bite. He says It's just a way for him to relax. 3/24

 One of the niños from the Tonti Elementary School Marching Band toots his horn during the Cinco de Mayo parade in the Little Village neighborhood. 4/24

One of the niños from the Tonti Elementary School Marching Band toots his horn during the Cinco de Mayo parade in the Little Village neighborhood. 4/24

 John, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department takes a break to watch the Cubs game. The station is across the street from Wrigley Field. They can hear the action but can't see it. 5/25

John, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department takes a break to watch the Cubs game. The station is across the street from Wrigley Field. They can hear the action but can't see it. 5/25

 Gus hands out free stickers during his downtime at the bike check outside Wrigley Field. He's happy that his first job is working for his favorite team. 6/24 

Gus hands out free stickers during his downtime at the bike check outside Wrigley Field. He's happy that his first job is working for his favorite team. 6/24 

 "Age is bad for the man and woman but very good for the rug," Ed said while talking about vintage rugs that line his shop in the Lakeview area. 7/24

"Age is bad for the man and woman but very good for the rug," Ed said while talking about vintage rugs that line his shop in the Lakeview area. 7/24

 Arthur owns The Corner Barber Shop that started in 1913. I know where I'm going tomorrow for a trim.  8/24

Arthur owns The Corner Barber Shop that started in 1913. I know where I'm going tomorrow for a trim.  8/24

 When it's winter Kevin wishes it was summer and when it's summer he wishes it was a lot cooler out. During the day he rides close to 30 miles delivering food for restaurants. 9/24

When it's winter Kevin wishes it was summer and when it's summer he wishes it was a lot cooler out. During the day he rides close to 30 miles delivering food for restaurants. 9/24

 Well I found the biggest dog in Chicago (I bet) Wrigley even has his own Instagram @greatdaneinthecity Sarah takes him for for an evening walk in Oz park. 10/24

Well I found the biggest dog in Chicago (I bet) Wrigley even has his own Instagram @greatdaneinthecity Sarah takes him for for an evening walk in Oz park. 10/24

 Miquel or little Mike is celebrating 5 years today as doorman at the Palmer House Hotel. Not to be sappy but watching him interact with the public was so genuine. He really just wants to make people's day better. Keep it up Mike. 11/24 #24inacity

Miquel or little Mike is celebrating 5 years today as doorman at the Palmer House Hotel. Not to be sappy but watching him interact with the public was so genuine. He really just wants to make people's day better. Keep it up Mike. 11/24 #24inacity

 Update: halfway though and the rain is really coming down. Hun Ho and his girlfriend, Samantha share an umbrella on their way back to the dorms. 12/24

Update: halfway though and the rain is really coming down. Hun Ho and his girlfriend, Samantha share an umbrella on their way back to the dorms. 12/24

 Zyria fights the wind on her way back from dinner. The rain has let up but the Windy City is holding up to its name. 13/24 #24inacity

Zyria fights the wind on her way back from dinner. The rain has let up but the Windy City is holding up to its name. 13/24 #24inacity

 Joel Paterson of the Joel Paterson Trio loses himself in a solo at the Green Mill. 14/24

Joel Paterson of the Joel Paterson Trio loses himself in a solo at the Green Mill. 14/24

 In a neighborhood with not a whole lot of late night spots around, the Green Mill fills up for live music. A surprising amount for a Sunday night. 15/24

In a neighborhood with not a whole lot of late night spots around, the Green Mill fills up for live music. A surprising amount for a Sunday night. 15/24

 Efia, who was born in the Caribbean, raised in New York, has been driving for Uber for a year and a half. 30 rides given yesterday. 16/24

Efia, who was born in the Caribbean, raised in New York, has been driving for Uber for a year and a half. 30 rides given yesterday. 16/24

 When the windows fog up at Jeri's grill, Al squeegees them right up. He dates the cook at the 24 hour diner and helps out where he can. 17/24

When the windows fog up at Jeri's grill, Al squeegees them right up. He dates the cook at the 24 hour diner and helps out where he can. 17/24

 Rosa loads hundred of fresh baked cookies into a display case in the wee hours of Monday morning. I'll let you know how the croissant are in a few hours. 18/24

Rosa loads hundred of fresh baked cookies into a display case in the wee hours of Monday morning. I'll let you know how the croissant are in a few hours. 18/24

 I don't know if it was poor planning on my part or that Chicago is a sleepy city but there was a few hours where it was really hard to find people. The temperature tonight dipped to 45 and the rain didn't help. It's waking back up now. 19/24

I don't know if it was poor planning on my part or that Chicago is a sleepy city but there was a few hours where it was really hard to find people. The temperature tonight dipped to 45 and the rain didn't help. It's waking back up now. 19/24

 Shantae waits for the blue line train to take her out to Chicago O'Hare Airport where she has been a screener for the past 10 years with TSA. 20/24

Shantae waits for the blue line train to take her out to Chicago O'Hare Airport where she has been a screener for the past 10 years with TSA. 20/24

 Runners take to the trails in Millennium Park as the sun makes an appearance Monday morning. 21/24

Runners take to the trails in Millennium Park as the sun makes an appearance Monday morning. 21/24

 Elias had to pull out the old mop and bucket this morning after the pressure washer he normally uses to clean the grounds of the Chicago Cultural Center went belly up. 22/24

Elias had to pull out the old mop and bucket this morning after the pressure washer he normally uses to clean the grounds of the Chicago Cultural Center went belly up. 22/24

 Ramera stands on top of a trailer load of grass clippings after smashing them all down. He has a full day of weed whacking ahead of him. 23/24

Ramera stands on top of a trailer load of grass clippings after smashing them all down. He has a full day of weed whacking ahead of him. 23/24

 Hong had to make a stop at The Bean while visiting her son on a trip from Beijing. I would tell you more about her but there was a bit of a language barrier.  And that's the end of the Chicago chapter. Super challenging. Glad I did it but I'm even more glad it's over. Thanks for following along everybody.

Hong had to make a stop at The Bean while visiting her son on a trip from Beijing. I would tell you more about her but there was a bit of a language barrier. 
And that's the end of the Chicago chapter. Super challenging. Glad I did it but I'm even more glad it's over. Thanks for following along everybody.

 Aukur just arrived to Chicago and will be here through the summer. It's his first time to America but he dreams of living here one day. 1/24
 The Other Guys Illinois, an a cappella group for the University of Illinois prepares for their performance later today. Wish I had some more time to hear these fellas sing. 2/24
 Glenn (great name) makes it down to Lake Michigan to fish for anything that will bite. He says It's just a way for him to relax. 3/24
 One of the niños from the Tonti Elementary School Marching Band toots his horn during the Cinco de Mayo parade in the Little Village neighborhood. 4/24
 John, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department takes a break to watch the Cubs game. The station is across the street from Wrigley Field. They can hear the action but can't see it. 5/25
 Gus hands out free stickers during his downtime at the bike check outside Wrigley Field. He's happy that his first job is working for his favorite team. 6/24 
 "Age is bad for the man and woman but very good for the rug," Ed said while talking about vintage rugs that line his shop in the Lakeview area. 7/24
 Arthur owns The Corner Barber Shop that started in 1913. I know where I'm going tomorrow for a trim.  8/24
 When it's winter Kevin wishes it was summer and when it's summer he wishes it was a lot cooler out. During the day he rides close to 30 miles delivering food for restaurants. 9/24
 Well I found the biggest dog in Chicago (I bet) Wrigley even has his own Instagram @greatdaneinthecity Sarah takes him for for an evening walk in Oz park. 10/24
 Miquel or little Mike is celebrating 5 years today as doorman at the Palmer House Hotel. Not to be sappy but watching him interact with the public was so genuine. He really just wants to make people's day better. Keep it up Mike. 11/24 #24inacity
 Update: halfway though and the rain is really coming down. Hun Ho and his girlfriend, Samantha share an umbrella on their way back to the dorms. 12/24
 Zyria fights the wind on her way back from dinner. The rain has let up but the Windy City is holding up to its name. 13/24 #24inacity
 Joel Paterson of the Joel Paterson Trio loses himself in a solo at the Green Mill. 14/24
 In a neighborhood with not a whole lot of late night spots around, the Green Mill fills up for live music. A surprising amount for a Sunday night. 15/24
 Efia, who was born in the Caribbean, raised in New York, has been driving for Uber for a year and a half. 30 rides given yesterday. 16/24
 When the windows fog up at Jeri's grill, Al squeegees them right up. He dates the cook at the 24 hour diner and helps out where he can. 17/24
 Rosa loads hundred of fresh baked cookies into a display case in the wee hours of Monday morning. I'll let you know how the croissant are in a few hours. 18/24
 I don't know if it was poor planning on my part or that Chicago is a sleepy city but there was a few hours where it was really hard to find people. The temperature tonight dipped to 45 and the rain didn't help. It's waking back up now. 19/24
 Shantae waits for the blue line train to take her out to Chicago O'Hare Airport where she has been a screener for the past 10 years with TSA. 20/24
 Runners take to the trails in Millennium Park as the sun makes an appearance Monday morning. 21/24
 Elias had to pull out the old mop and bucket this morning after the pressure washer he normally uses to clean the grounds of the Chicago Cultural Center went belly up. 22/24
 Ramera stands on top of a trailer load of grass clippings after smashing them all down. He has a full day of weed whacking ahead of him. 23/24
 Hong had to make a stop at The Bean while visiting her son on a trip from Beijing. I would tell you more about her but there was a bit of a language barrier.  And that's the end of the Chicago chapter. Super challenging. Glad I did it but I'm even more glad it's over. Thanks for following along everybody.

Aukur just arrived to Chicago and will be here through the summer. It's his first time to America but he dreams of living here one day. 1/24

The Other Guys Illinois, an a cappella group for the University of Illinois prepares for their performance later today. Wish I had some more time to hear these fellas sing. 2/24

Glenn (great name) makes it down to Lake Michigan to fish for anything that will bite. He says It's just a way for him to relax. 3/24

One of the niños from the Tonti Elementary School Marching Band toots his horn during the Cinco de Mayo parade in the Little Village neighborhood. 4/24

John, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department takes a break to watch the Cubs game. The station is across the street from Wrigley Field. They can hear the action but can't see it. 5/25

Gus hands out free stickers during his downtime at the bike check outside Wrigley Field. He's happy that his first job is working for his favorite team. 6/24 

"Age is bad for the man and woman but very good for the rug," Ed said while talking about vintage rugs that line his shop in the Lakeview area. 7/24

Arthur owns The Corner Barber Shop that started in 1913. I know where I'm going tomorrow for a trim.  8/24

When it's winter Kevin wishes it was summer and when it's summer he wishes it was a lot cooler out. During the day he rides close to 30 miles delivering food for restaurants. 9/24

Well I found the biggest dog in Chicago (I bet) Wrigley even has his own Instagram @greatdaneinthecity Sarah takes him for for an evening walk in Oz park. 10/24

Miquel or little Mike is celebrating 5 years today as doorman at the Palmer House Hotel. Not to be sappy but watching him interact with the public was so genuine. He really just wants to make people's day better. Keep it up Mike. 11/24 #24inacity

Update: halfway though and the rain is really coming down. Hun Ho and his girlfriend, Samantha share an umbrella on their way back to the dorms. 12/24

Zyria fights the wind on her way back from dinner. The rain has let up but the Windy City is holding up to its name. 13/24 #24inacity

Joel Paterson of the Joel Paterson Trio loses himself in a solo at the Green Mill. 14/24

In a neighborhood with not a whole lot of late night spots around, the Green Mill fills up for live music. A surprising amount for a Sunday night. 15/24

Efia, who was born in the Caribbean, raised in New York, has been driving for Uber for a year and a half. 30 rides given yesterday. 16/24

When the windows fog up at Jeri's grill, Al squeegees them right up. He dates the cook at the 24 hour diner and helps out where he can. 17/24

Rosa loads hundred of fresh baked cookies into a display case in the wee hours of Monday morning. I'll let you know how the croissant are in a few hours. 18/24

I don't know if it was poor planning on my part or that Chicago is a sleepy city but there was a few hours where it was really hard to find people. The temperature tonight dipped to 45 and the rain didn't help. It's waking back up now. 19/24

Shantae waits for the blue line train to take her out to Chicago O'Hare Airport where she has been a screener for the past 10 years with TSA. 20/24

Runners take to the trails in Millennium Park as the sun makes an appearance Monday morning. 21/24

Elias had to pull out the old mop and bucket this morning after the pressure washer he normally uses to clean the grounds of the Chicago Cultural Center went belly up. 22/24

Ramera stands on top of a trailer load of grass clippings after smashing them all down. He has a full day of weed whacking ahead of him. 23/24

Hong had to make a stop at The Bean while visiting her son on a trip from Beijing. I would tell you more about her but there was a bit of a language barrier. 
And that's the end of the Chicago chapter. Super challenging. Glad I did it but I'm even more glad it's over. Thanks for following along everybody.

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