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Monthly ArchiveJune 2005



Chicago Kris on 29 Jun 2005

A Boat Tour on the Chicago River

Chicago River Boat Tour

The day after my graduation – we took my dad out for a Father’s Day breakfast at Le Peeps in Evanston. I picked up a Northwestern polo shirt for him.

Then we dropped off my Ate’ Gigi at Midway so that she could catch a flight back to Sin City.

For the rest of us – our flight didn’t leave until around 8ish. So, we headed downtown to take in the sights.

I suggested a boat tour on the Chicago River – a great way to see all the cool buildings and city stuff – without the headache of navigating Chicago-land traffic. That weekend – they closed down several Lake Shore Drive exits for the upcoming “Taste of Chicago.”

An hour boat tour gave us an amazing lesson about all the styles that make up the Second City – can you guess why Chicago got that nickname?

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Medill Kris on 24 Jun 2005

Reception for the Medill Graduation – Last Act

Reception for the Medill Graduation

After the ceremony in Cahn…we headed over to the Quad for snacks, drinks and a word or two with our fellow Grad students. We walked out of Cahn with purple boxes holding our diplomas.

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Medill Kris on 24 Jun 2005

Medill Gradation – Part 2 – Pix from the ceremony

more graduation pix

Saxophonist Brad Wheller and the Laurence Hobgood Trio played a jazz version of “Pomp and Circumstance.”

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Medill Kris on 24 Jun 2005

Medill Graduation – June 18, 2005 – Before…aka Part 1

Medill Graduation - June 18, 2005

At last….we managed to graduate from Medill’s graduate program with
a Master’s of Science in Journalism. Finally. Here’s Joan helping Stacey with her collar-thing. The collar-thing kept itching me during the ceremony…but hey….it’s what graduates wear….I suppose.

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