The Ritz, Cowboys (Eli Young Band), and a quickie at Tony’s

Yesterday Janel and I went to The Ritz for a late lunch. I had a $30 groupon and wanted to use it. The online menu must be old, or they must change it a lot because there are things on it that they didn’t have yesterday and things they had that aren’t on the online […]

Chicago Architecture Photography

I’ve been keeping myself very busy taking lots of pictures here in Chicago and will post them all here. I’ll start with Chicago’s beautiful architecture. You can click the images for larger versions. ¬†Also, be sure to check out all my photography on flickr. The Aqua Building. The Wrigley Building. The Berghoff. The John Hancock […]

Downtown Colorado Springs Wrap-up Round-up

We love living in Chicago now. We appreciate all the things that big cities have to offer, including the progressive attitudes of the citizens and the people in charge. But Colorado Springs has its charms, and it was really hard to leave. The downtown area is very pretty with lots of trees and flowers (when […]

More Colorado Springs Cheeseburgers

So you can get a burger just about anywhere. We covered some of our fave quick ones last¬†month and now I’ll tell you about some of the fancier ones. I prefer burger stand burgers over restaurant burgers, but I didn’t know that until I tried all these restaurant burgers. The Independent loved the burger at […]

Metropolitain (CLOSED), Mountain Shadows, Colorado Springs

Last week we went to Metropolitain (Those girls from the website weren’t there, heh). But the bartender seemed to like DM and gave him a whole mess of whiskey tastings! Pretty sunflower along a bike ride. Mountain Shadows Restaurant which was only OK. The cats helped DM fix my car window. I made some white […]