Independence Day has come again-- fireworks sparkling, cracking and lighting the city sky from morning until night. The bbqs and lakefront celebrations have come to an end, just like my time in Chicago. I'll be traveling before I get to Riyadh at the beginning of August, so my days in the Windy City are numbered.
I've been busy packing memories in bags and breathing every inch of this beautiful, beautiful city I will always call home.
Here are some pictures I've taken:
My friends have been absolutely lovely these past few weeks. I wish so much these bonds can endure the distance; strengthen, not fade.