Category Archive : Outings

2018 First C2E2 Convention

2018 First C2E2 Convention

April 7th, 2018 ~ Have been wanting to go to a C2E2 convention for several years now and for Christmas past, Tonia bought us tickets to our very first C2E2 convention. O! M! G! it was huge! This was in downtown Chicago and the tickets were for one day only. It was barely enough to see everything. Definitely not enough photos! Even Tonia had a hand in a few photos of strangers and some of me as well! I hope we get to go again next year!

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Naperville Riverwalk Family Time

Naperville Riverwalk Family Time

March 18th, 2018 ~ We decided to take a drive out to Naperville’s Riverwalk and spend sometime there as a family. It was a nice day, not too cold and we got there in the early evening. It was a nice walk, crossing a couple of bridges over the river. Also managed to snag a few photos here and there.

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Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory

March 17th, 2018 ~ This was a meetup at the Garfield Park Conservatory which Mattie went along with me. Very cool place to see so many plants in different environments from desert plants to equatorial regional plants.

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Mattie, Tanks and Me at Catigny Park

Mattie, Tanks and Me at Catigny Park

March 17th, 2018 ~ It was a chilly day in March and it was a day that Mattie and I got to spend a day together, something we rarely get to do. One of the stops was at Cantigny Park where they had just re-painted the tanks. Mattie played and I followed behind with the camera.

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Days of the Dead Convention

November 18th, 2017 ~ Our second attendance to this convention that is Tonia’s favorite. This year, we got Sid Haig to autograph the photo that he took with Tonia from last year (2016) and holding it up for another photo. We hope to repeat this in 2018! She also got to meet Dee Snyder and we also got to meet Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, Stranger Things, Rudy, The Goonies) Did I mention, I got to meet the Borg Queen herself!

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Rainy Day at Catigny

October 7th, 2017 ~ It was a rainy day at Catigny and we didn’t get to do much out side but we did get a chance to visit the on-site 1st division musuem.

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