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A Day in “That Astonishing Chicago”

A Day in “That Astonishing Chicago”

“…in a few hours [we] were in that astonishing Chicago–a city where they are always rubbing a lamp, and fetching up the genii, and contriving and achieving new impossibilities.” (Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi, 1883) The trip that eventually took us to the great parks of the American Southwest began in Chicago, my first taste … Continue reading