12 Jul 2016

Chicago Skyline

“Aren’t people terrified to park their cars?” “What if you hit Reverse by accident?” “I think I’ve seen a car come crashing out of that building.” As they wander amongst all of Chicago’s stunning buildings, visitors routinely stop cold to stare at the Marina Towers – the ‘Corncobs’ – and their most unusual

10 Jul 2016

Visiting American Gothic

Grant Wood was mad about sugar. This struggling, 1920’s American painter disguised his coffee with a half-cup of the sweet, sweet crystals. A bowl of lettuce, he found, was much more delicious when buried under hills of sugar. Not surprisingly, Wood spent a lot of time with his dentist, Dr. Byron McKeeby. As he