I adore you.
We spent an amazing day eating barbecue and talking to people we love: in my case, the people I met I had never seen before in a non-digital platform: James (and Dres!), Jessie, Siobhan, Kate: thank you dearest ladies (Dres is not a lady, but still thank you!!) for coming out and making my day in the most spectacular fashion.
You were all more beautiful than pixels could ever portray!
There was a lot of this during the day and night:
There was so much love: seeing Phil with his fraternity brothers (all AMAZING men and their stunning and charming girls) was such a pleasure: apparently Phil was a superstar in college! I feel honored we have such a luminary traveling with us, and he's humble.
I am wearing my sister's scarf in the chilly moments and it makes me feel like she is right there with me on this amazing trip.
I am realizing through this experience that I have to do this more: the word must be spread: little tours everywhere: tours with friends.... nothing to lose but a few bucks, and that isn't what matters in life.
Chicago helped me see more than ever that it is the love that drives us...
Thank you, Windy City for invigorating my spirit!