Plymouth WI: The Cheese Drop

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The second-annual Cheese drop is unique to Plymouth, population 6,000
or so. And they’re all really nice, inviting people! We even got some
wine and champagne. Even some other Chicagoans came up just to see
this. We sorta stumbled on it. Check out the video below.


Plymouth WI Cheese Drop from Don Harder on Vimeo.

Plymouth WI: The Plymouth Arts Center



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E and I crashed this party in Plymouth, WI complete with jazz music
and cheese drop!

Detroit MI: On the airport tram



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The inside of the tram looks a lot like the inside of the London
Underground trains — just the seats on the outer sides. I think
Chicago’s CTA should do a couple of these cars on the O’Hare and
Midway runs.

Detroit MI: Early to the airport… again



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Because I’m a Virgo, I got to the airport more than 2-1/2 hours early.
So I had plenty of time to explore the new Northwest WorldGateway,
including this multilanguage tram. I always say: if your airport needs
a train, it’s too big!

Cars: Chrysler Crossfire



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Dad asked me to drive this badboy. The Chrysler Crossfire is German
all the way inside. And a six-speed!

Michigan: My parents new bathroom



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The newly-painted bathroom at my parents house. How pretty!

Detroit MI: Central Station



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Hot off the plane and after picking up mom, we head downtown to get
some supplies for tamales! Here we’re passing what was the Central
Station for the trains in Detroit. It’s a heaping, old structure that
has been closed for 20 years.

At O’Hare



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This is the first time I’m heading to Detroit for the holidays and
taking the plane. It’s a good deal, but wow it’s not really busy in
here. So weird.

Doing errands



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I am running around town doing last-minute errands. NO car washes are
open! 🙁

The CTA’s Santa Train



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The one time I decide to take the Red Line to a doctors’ appointment,
here’s the Santa train. The CTA does it every year and, well, here’s
poor Santa freezing his poor red bum. 😉