Monday, May 28, 2012

Chicago Portage National Historic Site and Riverside, Illinois



Saturday J. and I walked the path through the Chicago Portage National Historic Site area. The last time we were there, we volunteered to help the Cook County Forest Preserve District clear out invasive plants, a hot, sweaty, satisfying task.

This time, we took a leisurely stroll and enjoyed beautiful, mosquito-free weather. Afterward, we visited Riverside Public Library, walked along the river, dined at The Chew Chew, and topped off dinner with ice cream at Grumpy's CafĂ©. I did run out of steam thanks to my latest issues, but not before relishing a perfect day. I need more of these.

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