Last Sunday afternoon was like a mini vacation in one day. I took the red line downtown to meet friends for brunch. Along the way, I spent a little time wandering and observing. Michigan Avenue was less crowded than in summer.
A friendly guy from Ghana struck up a conversation after noticing my mudcloth coat.
I met friends for brunch at the Cafe des Architects at the Hotel Sofitel. We really enjoyed the excellent food and superb service. The sleek beauty of the space added to the experience.
After walking around for a bit, I headed back to the red line. Back to reality....