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My visit to the Swedish American Museum in Andersonville

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One of the things I decided to do while on vacation was to visit the Swedish American Museum in Andersonville in Chicago.  I hadn't been there in at least ten years.  It was nice to see the exhibits again and to visit my dad's brick on the Immigrant Wall.


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St. Andrew Parish: Touring Chicago's beautiful churches

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What are you doing this summer?  My husband and I are touring Chicago's beautiful churches. A while back I wrote about our choir being on hiatus for the summer.  Our first stop on our summer tour of churches is St. Andrew Parish. When I was growing up (and not Catholic) we lived in St. Andrew's parish.  Back then the Church seemed to play a much larger role in the community.  Whether you were Catholic or not, you attended all the festivities held at the church. You can read the rest here at Being Catholic ... Really.