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Chicago in July

Twice a year, our global team meets up for team building, training, and strategy sessions. We've always met in San Francisco but we needed a spot more suited for our East Coast and European colleagues. During our January meeting, Chicago was chosen for our summer summit.

The meeting agenda doesn't leave any personal time, but at least we have a couple evening activities that allow us to get outside and see the city. Last night, we were all tired from traveling and I was especially wiped after being at Tour of Montana. I got to bed by 11p and slept hard, opting for snooze over a morning jog.

Today, we had a full schedule then put away the laptops and met in the lobby for a field trip to the White Sox baseball game. We all took the Red Line and had 40 seats along right field. No fouls came our way and the Sox lost to the Cards, but it was a good social event. I did sneak out early with some colleagues to prepare for an early meeting and get some more sleep.

Slept the entire 1st flight and part of the 2nd flight, but woke in time to see Chicago Downtown
A bit of a situation at our gate so we had to sit and then go elsewhere
Hotel room is ok, view is not
Mailbox Monday at the Elevator!
White Sox Field Trip
Cardinal fans were treated to a win
Vegan Dog & Waffle Fries - not an easy find but glad I did


  1. seriously-ee you ate that and skipped Gino's East Pizza.


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