WuToWu#115: Spring Break

Dear C and E, I’m back in California! It’s been a nice change of pace from the snowy landscape of the east coast. I have definitely missed the sun. It’s my first time being home since leaving for college and it’s been an interesting experience. It’s almost like going back to a recreation made by…

HGC Upper Midwest Tour: Day 8

So, it’s been almost a week since tour, but I finally have some time to write up this last post. St. Patrick’s Day started with a drive to the University of Chicago. We piled in my aunt’s van and my uncle drove us down from Evanston. Once we were at Rockefeller Chapel, I deposited my…

HGC Upper Midwest Tour: Days 6 and 7

It’s late and we have an early start tomorrow, so just text for now. Pictures will come later. Day 6: Day 6 brought the end of our stay in the Winona Days inn, and the beginning of a four hour bus ride to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The first part of our drive was along the Mississippi,…

HGC Upper Midwest Tour: Day 5

Day five consisted of several moments of serendipity. Originally, our plan was to go to the Minnesota Maritime Art Museum in the morning, but an error by the bus company left us without transportation. They had already sent out all their school buses. Thankfully, there was a workaround: the limbusine. If you’ve never ridden in…

HGC Upper Midwest Tour: Day 4

Harvard Glee Club’s Day Off: Winona is a small town. From my hotel room, I can see a “Grand Round” restaurant, an “AmericInn” hotel, a gas station, and a bowling alley. There’s one main drive, and a couple of fast food restaurants and a “Golden China” restaurant. The Days Inn we are staying in is…

HGC Upper Midwest Tour: Days 2 and 3

It’s been a busy 48 hours, so there’s a lot of stuff to be included in this post. However, I have also come down with a slight cold, so this account may be slightly abbreviated based on my desire to get a good night’s rest. We’ll see how it goes. Day 2: Gloria Dei Lutheran…

HGC Upper Midwest Tour: Day 1

Here it is. My senior year, and my final Harvard Glee Club Spring tour. This year, we are traveling from Minneapolis to Chicago, by way of Winona, WI, and Milwaukee, WI. It’s been a long first day, so let’s get into it. Tour began, as it typically does, with an early morning flight out of…