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 * Fly to Midland, MI. Arrive around dinnertime. Stay there overnight with Thomases.  * Fly to Midland, MI, leaving Brazoria County Airport around 1330. Arrive around dinnertime. Stay there overnight with Thomases.
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 * Wake up, start heading back early. We'll take the ferry across, we need to be there by 0600. Get to Midland fast, in time for..  * Wake up, start heading back early. We'll take the ferry across, we need to be there by 0515. Get to Midland fast, in time for `_____`.

KPD and RKD will visit Chicago in May 2006. We'll be there Sat May 20 until Tuesday.

Things in/near the loop

Things outside the loop

  • Northwestern University -- north
  • University of Chicago -- south
  • Museum of Science and Industry -- south, near UC

Other things

  • Ann Arbor ??

Expected itenerary

Friday

  • Fly to Midland, MI, leaving Brazoria County Airport around 1330. Arrive around dinnertime. Stay there overnight with Thomases.
  • Talk to Thomases. Stuff around Midland?
  • ...

Saturday

  • Wake up early. Visit ______. Begin driving to Chicago by 1000 at the latest, preferably earlier.

  • Drive around the south part of the lake.
  • Stop by the Museum of Science and Industry. Spend a few hours there. Drive through the U of Chicago if we aren't going to go back there anytime.
  • Drive up Lakeshore drive, through the city. Enjoy the sights. Eventually cut back to the hotel.
    • We might just park in the city and visit before going to the hotel, in order to avoid the train ride in that night.
  • Check in to the hotel.
  • Head downtown and walk around. Visit some things from the list above, maybe some of the observation decks. Since we don't know what will be open or safe, we'll take it as it comes.

Sunday

  • Morning with Neills (half a day?) ??
    • Maybe Richard wants to split up here and Neills and KD can meet him somewhere at lunchtime?
  • More downtown exploration.
  • Things from the list at top.

Monday

  • Visit some universities, possibly including Northwestern (north of town) and U of Chicago (south of town). Anything else around these areas.
  • Things from the list at top.

Tuesday

  • Wake up, start heading back early. We'll take the ferry across, we need to be there by 0515. Get to Midland fast, in time for _____.

  • Lunch and dinner with friends in Midland.
  • More visiting around Midland.
  • Speak with Dow people.

Wednesday

  • Be at airport by 0500.

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