One coast-to-coast road trip can be enough for most people in their lifetime. Apparently, it wasn’t enough for me… Just barely two weeks into our newly purchased home, I was on a plane to Chicago, Illinois. I spent a few days in Chicago, Illinois then traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to spend some much needed with friends. It was wonderful having some down time, especially since I was about to hit the road again for another long multi-state drive.
I like to think of Chicago as my home-away-from-home, and I’m always excited when I get to visit one of my favourite cities. One of the best things about visiting Chicago is spending time with my best friend, Nora Warens. Trips to visit Nora can be defined by two distinct characteristics: (1) stellar photographic opportunities and (2) fantastic food. I’m fairly certain that Nora is trying to bribe me with food. She keeps introducing me to restaurants I simply can’t live without. On this visit, she “dragged” me to Avec. Chorizo stuffed dates, you say? Yum!
I spent a good portion of my visit to Milwaukee laughing with my old university friends. When I was able to spend some time tooling around the city, I spent it in the Milwaukee Art Museum. The weather during my visit to the museum was fairly ominous, with the sky about to drop a downpour of rain at any time during my walk. Despite the danger of getting soaked to the bone, the cloud coverage made photographing the museum especially fantastic.