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Sep 25, 2015 - Hinsdale Class of 1965 Reunion

This is the weekend I've been waiting for and the weekend for which I've traveled so far. We called ourselves the Class of LXV, Roman numerals for '65. Thanks to the Reunion Committee: Geoff Anderson, Lawrence Bommer, Lyn (Layman) Bope, Lee Crumbaugh, Merikay (Higgins) Derer, Lea (Layman) Held, Lorrie (Elia) Hoffman, Bette (Owen) Kelley, Ken Klein, Nancy McDaniel, Tony Porterfield, Anna Marie (Alagna) Ruben, Tripp Throckmorton, Mary (Bridges) Wiggenhorn

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Sep 13, 2008 - Day 5 Chicago IL

Day 5 The rain is now a downpour (we would learn later in the day that O'Hare Airport actually CLOSED for a few hours due to flooding!) We soldiered on and took the Metra train into Chicago – about a 35 minute ride. Stopped first near the Hinsdale train station for an annual Merchant's Clearance sale. The locals were bargaining for furs, $400 blue jeans – you name it! Got off at Union Station and ripped up our commando rain gear and headed off. Walked about 5 miles around famous shopping mecca Michigan Avenue. Also went to the Art...

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Sep 12, 2008 - Day 4 Chicago IL

Day 4 Got up to drizzly weather in Hinsdale at the Muir household. George took us over to the Community Center's annual Antique/Consignment fund raiser to see Susan. Picked up a cool 50's ashtray and enamel/brass crumb catcher. Some great furniture at unbelievable prices. Oh well....Got back to the house and then John and I drove over to Oak Park – 30 minutes away – to tour Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio and neighboring houses he designed. We loved it! The orange Prairie style house our favorite! To think this guy was in his 20's when...

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Sep 11, 2008 - Day 3 Rend lake IL to Chicago IL

Day 3- Rose around 7:30 am. What a great maiden night's sleep in the camping cadillac! Ate bagels and yogurt we brought from Hampton Inn and of course, cowboy coffee. Got on the road at 10 am with a send off from more deer. The 4 ½ hour drive to Chicago was easy but pretty boring – Hwy 57 surrounded by farmland and not any big towns. Stopped for lunch around 12:30 pm at Amishland and had homemade soup and yummy salad. Hung with the seniors. Picked up some Amish made tomato basil cheese and apple butter for The Muirs. Got into Chicago right...

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