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Friday, May 06, 2005

The Titanic of the Sky

Today is the anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster, it happened back in 1937 in Lakehurst, New Jersey. I remember hearing the recording of Herb Morrison describing the disaster back a million years ago when I was in junior high school. Click on the Herb Morrison reporting link under the title to hear for yourself. The only part I remember is "Oh the humanity." I didn't realize he was a reporter from WLS here in Chicago.

Today is a lovely day in Chicago. It was a wonderful night to have dinner with friends outside at Bice. After dinner we went to Borders and sat in the coffee shop to continue our chat. Then a leisurely stroll home down Michigan Avenue enjoying the moderate temperature and the tulips in the garden spots along the way. Found this site with lots of Chicago pictures, about 7 down from the top are some of the tulips along the Magnificent Mile.

Don't you just love the internet? I got a post today from Hudson who lives in Africa. Isn't it wonderful that you can connect so easily with someone so far away!


  • At 7:33 AM, Anonymous patti in ontario said…

    great pics!
    I reconize some of the places from when I was there.
    Another new friend. Isn't the internet great. I know I would be lost without it as that's how I keep in touch with u. :)


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