Day Fifty Five

This morning started even earlier than Saturday. Apparently 6:30 was as long as my body wanted to sleep. Thought I’d get up and head down to the gym on the floor below us for a quick run. Turns out my plans failed because it didn’t even open until 9! Clearly no one else is a morning person around here.

That turned out to be a great thing because I headed out for a run/walk along the lake instead. It was fantastically cool this morning early on which felt great. Even at 7 am the Lakeshore Trail is packed which I think is awesome. I wandered all through the streets around the apartment as well as down along the lake and by the Marina.

Came back for shower, breakfast & coffee before heading to church. I knew that church was only 2 miles away and I had just enough time that if I walked fast enough, I could make it the whole way. Skipping the bus was the best decision ever. So many sweet neighborhoods and things to look at along the way. I decided that I want to move into the house below immediately. All of them were really awesome though – cool front yards with plants, big porches and dogs everywhere. It was thankfully a very shaded walk to church so I didn’t get too overheated.

Aren’t the L tracks neat? I love walking under them.

Church is actually only two blocks away from Wrigley Field. Pretty cool! Stopped to take a picture with the carrot. I ended up walking all the way back from church as well except it was significantly hotter then. I took a different route back though to maximize the number of new streets I saw.

Spent a little time catching up on blogging, reading and emails before Remy and Kristin came back to make dinner.

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Made pasta with tomatoes, mozzarella and olive for dinner. Along with corn on the cob, salad and Remy brought over some tomato focaccia. We were all in the mood for a summery dinner. It was originally planned for yesterday but decided to put it off until today because of the crazy storm.

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After dinner walk to the lake!

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