I had a library workshop in Chicago and I was only going to be there for less than 24 hours. This is what happened.
  1. First, before even getting on the plane I was on an adventure.
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    Flight was 1145am I thought it was 555pm. I realized in the nick of time.
  2. And away we go
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  3. To give you some perspective. I was the only non librarian at the workshop.
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    My librarian travel mates.
  4. We stayed at the Palmer House.
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    The hotel in itself was an adventure. More on that later.
  5. We got our own rooms and mine had access to a secret floor.
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    My room was very choice and at least 3 times the size of where I normally sleep. And TWO bathrooms. Why do I need two bathrooms? The secret floor had snacks and a bar... whaaaaaaaaaaat?!
  6. My co workers wanted to hang out in their primo quarters for our big workshop.
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    I needed to explore. So I did at like 10/11 at night.
  7. And some more
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  8. And a little more.
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    I was going to walk to Buckingham fountain but, the further I got in the darker it got and the more people I found having sexuals in the bushes. I walked back after 11 ish
  9. The next morning I got ready really early to try and catch a glimpse of Buckingham before the workshop.
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    We were going to Have to take the subway (blue line) immediately.
  10. And then the flood hit.
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  11. I missed Buckingham but, made it to the workshop alert and ready.
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  12. Design thinking.
    It pretty much means to understand the patron as a person and not a statistic.
  13. All in all a good trip.
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    The Giants won and I saw the whole thing in the air. I did miss the bay though. I love you salad bowl bay area.