Chicago, Sunday May 4th 2003

During our overnight stay in Chicago, low clouds and fog descended from Lake Michigan onto the North Side. We awoke to a steady easterly wind and drizzle, with temperatures in the 40s. Following breakfast near the hotel, we headed out to Wrigley Field. Arriving just as the gates opened, we once again overpaid for parkingContinue reading “Chicago, Sunday May 4th 2003”

Chicago, Saturday May 3rd 2003

1. New Jersey to Chicago Our first baseball trip of 2003 took us to Chicago to see the Cubs and the White Sox. Originally we scheduled a trip to see the Cubs in September of 2001, but circumstances made that impossible. Since we decided to make this a weekend trip, we flew from New JerseyContinue reading “Chicago, Saturday May 3rd 2003”

Cincinnati, Ohio Sunday September 19th 2004

Wall to wall sunshine awaited us as we ventured from the hotel (following breakfast) and headed toward the Great American Ballpark. With some time before the first pitch of the (scheduled for 115 pm), we found parking near the stadium, and walked the pavilion along the mighty Ohio River. It was clearly evident that theContinue reading “Cincinnati, Ohio Sunday September 19th 2004”

Cincinnati Ohio, Saturday September 18th, 2004

1. New Jersey to Cincinnati Our second baseball trip of 2004 took us to Cincinnati, Ohio to see the Great American Ballpark, the new home of the Reds. From central New Jersey, the drive to Cincinnati was deemed to too long for a two day visit, so we decided to fly. The flight was justContinue reading “Cincinnati Ohio, Saturday September 18th, 2004”