just pee in your butt

March 14th, 2012

jack said that to some dude who had to pee on the way to:

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hotel party

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it’s not a party till someone puts a lampshade on their head

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nothing is better than being woken up by eggs and coffee

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and cute things

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hey

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WWWWWhat should we do today

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omg spring really puts a spring in my step

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natural?

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pinkberry floor is like gravel rice krispie treat
that i would want to eat
if i were not so full of pinkberry

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Levi kept going back to his therapist but progress in uncertain

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this was in a book at the Art Institute!!! amazing

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amazing

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cant resist
sorry you have to look at again
i sure enjoyed looking again!

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look how nice he cleans up

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we were happy

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we make each other happy more than we make each other miserable
i think

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we popped into a Marilyn Minter lecture

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the lecture was great
i am her new huge fan

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we went to Longman and Eagle and this is cheese

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this is rabbit terrine

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this is scallops with buttery butt sauce
(i drank many flights of whiskey)

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this looks like a complex turd but is actually
maple cornbread pudding with burned olive oil ice cream and berries

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BLARG! this is what that looks like

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amazing
why is this thing just sitting out in the street?

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the next day

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Levi set a learning goal so we went on an architectural boat tour

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soooo dorky

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and amazing

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we learned so many fun facts

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like Streeterville
that this guy bought a boat, the boat got stuck in a sandbar, so the guy convinced his builder friends to dump their building trash all around him, making an island
he got drunk wtih his buddies and sold them plots of land for $1 each, they declared themselves an independent state, were essentially a lawless shantytown, the boat was full of guns, the cops were terrified, until one day they got caught selling liquor on a sunday and finally were shut down

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we learned about the chicago fire, about the main guy who designed the city for the 1893 worlds fair this dude Burnham who build TWO HUNDRED buildings in six months after the fire.
he also created all the public spaces parks and different bridges

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also how air rights works which is VERY interesting and defines the chicago skyline

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then also how the guy who designed Wacker Drive, this complex and multi tiered loop of roadway that also defines the city, and built it in 1903!!! there were barely any cars back then and it is this super futurist amazing network that is better than any highway anywhere

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they didnt say much about graffiti
maybe i should lead a graffiti tour
(i know nothing about chicago graffiti; Levi told me about this guy who writes NO TEEF and he has no teeth)

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all i remember about this building is that she said Kurt Russel lives here. and Sammy Sosa. Who cares.

I didn’t take any photos of the rest of the day before my plane left at 5pm because I mostly just cried. I think I am hormonal. Or that life is crushingly sad and well lets just post a poem about it:

You left me – Sire – two Legacies –
A Legacy of Love
A Heavenly Father would suffice
Had He the offer of –

You left me Boundaries of Pain –
Capacious as the Sea –
Between Eternity and Time –
Your Consciousness – and me –

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10 Comments so far ↓
  • fKrr

    awesome pics! simply great!

  • cbelle

    that cheese was sweaty :-/

  • JARE DOGG

    He looks good. This makes me smile.

  • WHAAAAAAAAAAAA

    that monster looks like the food ha

  • El Gato

    Nick looks great.
    You look great looking at Nick.
    Happy your happy sad your sad.
    Spring is so complex.
    Fun looking thru your lens.
    Thanks for sharing.

  • KrisBD

    how oddly coincidental–I just missed the Marylin Minter lecture but was at the museum that day. and your friend has a few mutual friends of mine. small small worlds.

  • susie

    everytime a piece of cheese sweats
    another angel has forgotten to close a door somewhere.

  • Cathy

    It truly is so much easier with one those times that I have one and the other is with my wife or other fmialy & I marvel. I mean, you do what you set out to do, and you just have a buddy along for the ride.Those pictures are precious, but you already knew that.I wish I could figure out how to create more “one-on-one” time, because, as you say, it really is so important. And fun.John recently posted..John recently posted..[] Reply:September 20th, 2011 at 12:37 pmIt really was so much fun. I hope you get a chance to experience it soon. I could not believe how easy it was to get out of the house! I’m convinced that each child adds an additional hour to the getting ready routine. [] Reply:September 20th, 2011 at 12:37 pmIt really was so much fun. I hope you get a chance to experience it soon. I could not believe how easy it was to get out of the house! I’m convinced that each child adds an additional hour to the getting ready routine. []

  • Chrisdown

    The first few years of our blended fliamy my husband and I would take a evening with each of our step-daughters. As my step-daughter would say, ‘Just me and ‘steppy’ tonight!’. (We also spent time with our biological kid one on one).We dropped it for a couple of years and but I really miss it. Lately I’ve been taking my step-daughter out running. Some of my most found memories is spending time with one parent and NO siblings around!Molly recently posted..Molly recently posted..[] Reply:September 20th, 2011 at 12:39 pmI can’t wait until I can do more grown up things with the girls. I just took Emma to a movie for the first time and it was really fun! [] Reply:September 20th, 2011 at 12:39 pmI can’t wait until I can do more grown up things with the girls. I just took Emma to a movie for the first time and it was really fun! []

  • Carmenza

    When my sister and I were liltte, my parents scheduled a special night once a month. My dad took one of us out on a “date” at a restaurant of our choice (to teach us how we should expect to be treated by a gentleman) and the other would stay home with my mother. She fixed our FAVORITE meal (the one the other sister didn’t like) and we would have alone time.It was wonderful.Wonderful.julie gardner recently posted..julie gardner recently posted..[] Reply:September 20th, 2011 at 12:35 pmOMG- I LOVE this! It seems like every single person from the family benefits from this type of tradition. I’m going to start doing something like it ASAP. Thank you Julie! [] Reply:September 20th, 2011 at 12:35 pmOMG- I LOVE this! It seems like every single person from the family benefits from this type of tradition. I’m going to start doing something like it ASAP. Thank you Julie! []

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