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    Posted March 6, 2014 by
    New Taipei, Taiwan
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    Chicago- my second home

    I was living and working in Chicago for nearly two years between 2007 and 2009. I loved it there and considered it my second home. I missed Chicago so much. So three years after I moved back to Taipei, Taiwan, I made a trip back to Chicago. I didn't know how this trip was going to turn out. Would all that I missed about Chicago still be the same? Or would I sadly become a stranger to it? A lot of questions kept coming during the flights. I didn't have the answers at the time. Anxious and eager to set foot again on this beautiful land I had been missing. Once the blue-line train took me to the city and I walked out on the street, all the doubts I had in my mind were gone. I was home again. It felt like I just came back from a business trip.

    That was Dec. 2012 and I still miss Chicagoland. Chicago was, is and will always be my second home.........

    Photo #1- The Bean
    Photo #2- Skating rinks by the Michigan Avenue
    Photo #3- The double-decker Metra train I took so often between Deerfield and the city back then.
    Photo #4- Lake Michigan (a view from Navy Pier)
    Photo #5- A view from Adler Planetarium of the city's skyscrapers. You can see the then Sears Tower on the far left, Trump Tower in the far middle and John Hancock's Building on the far right.
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