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Melissa said:
WK and I may be 20 years older than we like to admit!

doubtful :smile: i just goofed on the date... i knew it was pre-depression so i threw out a guesstimate (apparently a poor one) more than a handful of people started investigating vegetarian eating after reading it....
 


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Great, Moog! I hope you and your parents enjoy yourselves. I'd recommend trying to catch a baseball game if you can, Cubs or Sox. As a Cubs fan I'd recommend seeing them...just a LITTLE biased, you understand.

I can't comment much on Vegas or NY...my one experience of NY wasn't too positive, but that may have been unfair to the city...we didn't do anything resembling a tour, nor did we see any sights. Vegas is not really my style of place...so much flash and glitz to the point of oppressiveness, and all for a pastime that I've never found terribly fun (especially since it costs you lots of MONEY!)

Yup, a million people sounds about right. Spread out over a very long lakefront park, but still, very crowded. That's why our Shedd location is so unusual...great site, yet never quite as insanely crowded as other spots. Crowded, absolutely, but much better. Unfortunately, this looks like one of those rare years I might miss the Taste and the 3rd fireworks, or I'd invite you and your family to join us out there.

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Viva Las Vegas! The place can be a bit odd, but I always have a fun, weird time when I am there...kinda like a large version of Venice Beach with more lights! If you go, spend the 110 bucks and see the Seigfreid and Roy show...unbelievably funny and entertaining...trust me on that one! There is also a series of "theme" parks , ie:star trek, pirates, etc...quite fun!
Hope you have a fun time at the Taste...I am green with envy of ya'll! :mrgreen:
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First of all, thanks Rusty for your kind thought to invite me and the aged P's to the fireworks, shame you're not going! I should be seeing a cubs game soon, people keep telling me they will take me here and there, so I just wait and see......very much looking forward to the Taste too, Greg!

Las Vegas is booked! Hooray! 2 nights only.
Two exciting trips tourists don't do that often -
1) The morgue this friday (hopefully no tourists there)
2) the Fermi Lab, the stuff I did for my PhD crosses very very slightly with their stuff, so should be v v v good.

I don't want to go home!!!
:cry:

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The Moog said:
I don't want to go home!!!
:cry:

You may apply for citizenship at your local Immigration and Naturalization Service office, a friendly division of the Department of Homeland Security. :wink: :heee: :goofysca:

Don't tell them about the ceph-thing, though. They prolly think we have enough weirdoes here already... :tentacle: :meso: :oshea:

rusty
 


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The Moog said:
2) the Fermi Lab, the stuff I did for my PhD crosses very very slightly with their stuff, so should be v v v good.

Will you be visiting the famous squash court?

:wink:

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You're the second person to ask me that! So I suppose I should, it houses their original reactor doesn't it?

This is rather physicssy for a ceph thing is it not?
:heee:

And I'm seeing Cubs v Sox on saturday night!!!!!
 
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One last windy city suggestion - I am very very fond of the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Although the museum at the Art Institute is more renowned, I find the contemporary work to be much more compelling, and they have a great permanent collection in addition to good temporary exhibits. :grad:
 
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Ah, Moog, you lucky, lucky person! Way to go! Cubs Vs. Sox...what better game to see in Chicago? It will be at Comiskey, so you won't get to experience Wrigley, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Some folks (cough-soxfans-cough) hate Wrigley, feeling it's too archaic, and Comiskey certainly is a NICE modern park...it's just...those high seats...might I recommend bringing a pair of binoculars? I'm mostly not joking...

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It's so exciting, I am so lucky!!!

Someone else warned me about the seats too, for that reason, I'm staying off the beer, but I have my camera with a 7x zoom...had seats like that in the London Palladium when Phil and I saw Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (for Brian Blessed reasons you understand) thought I was going to fall forward.....and I didn't know there was a museum of contemporary art!


The same person who's taking me to the game on saturday is taking me to Wrigley Field at some point, they want me to experience the whole thing! I keep forgetting I'm supposed to be lecturing, at some point I have to write a 2 hour lecture on the "British Healthcare system", by next tuesday. :sleeping:

So Rusty, you must be a Cubs fan??? :heee:
 

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