On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 9:39 AM, Esmé Cowles <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I am personally looking forward to the walk. Though I live in Florida,
> I've lived in colder places and have appropriate coats, etc. And I don't
> have any mobility issues, and routinely walk a few miles just for fun.
> But if I didn't already own cold-weather gear that I would never need in
> Florida, I would not be looking forward to walking a mile, early in the
> morning or late at night, in February, in Chicago, where I could reasonably
> expect it to be in the ballpark of 20°F.
From the overhead map I was a bit horrified, with the route running right
parallel/adjacent to the huge freeway there. But I just "walked" the
stretch from Crowne Plaza to the UIC Forum on Google Street View and it
didn't seem too bad.
PS, I hope you like Greek food.