i know i've been mia for a while- here's a quick update! sister graduated. angie & tommy are married. we got free cubs tickets. the hawks are awesome. chris visited. we hosted 1 party and went to 2 more all in one weekend (unheard of around here). the hawks are awesome. i am totally overwhelmed by and excited for the taste of wheaton. i check in at 11:45 am on friday. less than 48 hours! i'll resurface with photos and exciting stories of the past few weeks on sunday!