Travels

Birthday Trip to Las Vegas

I had the opportunity to celebrate my 28th Birthday in Vegas with my wife. First time in the city, I did all the touristy things and had a blast.

Travels

Con of Thrones 2019 – Nashville

Game of Thrones is not only a cultural phenomenon, it's an amazing work of Fantasy. In fact, I've been on board since season 1 and it's genuinely changed me. It sounds so stupid, but I can accept that. Never have I seen this depth of character on screen or in print, and it's intoxicating (I'm… Continue reading Con of Thrones 2019 – Nashville

Slice of Life, Travels

PokemonGo Fest – Chicago 2019 – The Rest

Stayed a few more days in Chicago after PokemonGo Fest, and it was an amazing vacation. I learned the metro system, toured the Loyola campus, visited the Museum of Science and Industry, found an Amazon bookstore, kicked it with the owner of a local comic shop that could literally fit into my living room, ate… Continue reading PokemonGo Fest – Chicago 2019 – The Rest

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PokemonGo Fest – Chicago 2019 – Day 2

Saturday, Day 2 in Chicago was the actual event. We spent all day - all day - catching Pokémon and wandering around Grant Park. Fortunately, I'd visited Grant Park the year before, so at least things look familiar. There was a tremendous amount of people in attendance. It's an annual event and the tickets were… Continue reading PokemonGo Fest – Chicago 2019 – Day 2

Slice of Life, Travels

PokemonGo Fest – Chicago 2019 – Day 1

I left work at 1am, my flight departed at 5.30am. Plenty of time for showering, grabbing my things, and piling into my lyft. The lyft guy then proceeded to get on my case about how the address was wrong. "Well, I manually entered it, so I don't know what happened." I looked on my phone… Continue reading PokemonGo Fest – Chicago 2019 – Day 1