My Kind of Ghost Town


Today was not a typical Monday!

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When my alarm went off at 4:30am, I wasn’t happy about it.

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It took me awhile to wake up, but I completed 30 minutes on the bike and 30 minutes on the elliptical. I felt good when I left!

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My train was completely empty, and I wasn’t searched like the Metra said they were going to. I wanted coffee!

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The streets were empty of people and filled with cops.

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At lunch, I snuck out and met Kelly at Pocket’s! It was great to see her and talk her ear off about life and running. It’s always fun to hang out with a fellow blogger, since it feels like hanging out with an old friend due to the fact that we read about each other’s lives on a regular basis. :)

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Like I said, the cops were everywhere! This was my favorite thing I saw all day. The buses read “Chicago Is…My Kind of Town.” Luckily, no violence broke out and the streets stayed safe through the NATO summit. I was so impressed with how well things were run!

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10 responses to “My Kind of Ghost Town

  1. It’s interesting to hear that the streets were so dead after all the freakouts about NATO.

    I am happy you got to see Kelly for lunch! She is a lot of fun! :)

  2. Wow thats so weird that the streets were so empty!

  3. This was awesome…I was sore today as well, but made myself get out there!

  4. I luuuurrrrvvvv Pockets!

    And yeah, I think for the most part, the Summit was handled well. And I’d agree with you- Chicago was like a ghost town on Monday! Made for a decent commute home… ha

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