Category Archives: Ohio/Indiana/Chicago/Beloit

Blustery Father’s day – and another Snapper victory

Talk about breezy. It was blowing so hard this morning along Rock River (a tributary of the mighty Mississippi) that the Adventurers and Christine — out for morning walk before an afternoon game — almost landed in the water. (They’re pictured atop … Continue reading

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Watching a great come from behind Snapper victory

The Adventurers got a special treat when they showed up to watch the Beloit Snappers take on the Kane County Cougars. They both got to throw out the first place. D’s coaching on how not to “throw like a girl” … Continue reading

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Taking the long way to Beloit via Lake Geneva

The Adventurers had been tipped that there wasn’t much to see in Beloit, and given the picture perfect weather, they decided to stop in Lake Geneva, a popular resort close to the Illinois and Wisconsin border. They had lunch at … Continue reading

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Perfect weather in Chicago = long walk from Ohio Beach to Wrigley Field along Lake Michigan

While a Blues festival in Grant Park beckoned, the Adventurers decided to take advantage of the sunny day — absent of any humidity —and walk north alone thelake shore path with the destination of Wrigley Field. They knew there would be … Continue reading

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Kayaking on the Chicago River eliminates bucket list “to do”

While their efforts to kayak on Lake Erie failed due to bad weather, the weather gods smiled upon the Adventurers today. A day that was originally forecast to have thunder showers, instead featured blue skies after some morning fog. So … Continue reading

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Heading south on Lake Michigan with a stop at Field Museum and the Bean

The Adventurers woke up to light rain but that didn’t deter them from heading out south along Lake Michigan with the Field Museum as their destination. In all her visits to Chicago, L had never been. There was a special … Continue reading

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Walking tour of the University of Notre Dame

The Adventurers don’t know the distance of the formal walking tours offered by the University of Notre Dame, but they have to believe they aren’t as thorough as the one they took today. It covered almost every nook and cranny, stretching … Continue reading

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