So far so good from the “host city” standpoint. We had some sprinkles of rain last night, but today was absolutely glorious weatherwise, as it is tonight. The city is brimming with people—Cubs fans, Texas fans (sorry guys, you lost), suburbanites, real and accidental tourists, and the AALL crowd.
Working registration was fun, and I’m pleased to say I was cordial with both Cardinals and Mets fans alike. Dine-around at Tavern at the Park was a nice experience, and then a stroll through Millennium Park showcased how magnificent and alive this city is at night.
Pictured are FCIL colleagues Sergio Stone and Marisol Florén-Romero, post-Eataly visit.