Between July of 2002 and March of 2003, I traveled to Chicago twice for meteorite-related reasons. Initially, I attended an international meteorite conference with meteorite maven Rob Elliott, who had traveled all the way from County Fife in the U.K. to attend.

Difficult to spend time in Chicago without soaking up some of the local color…

The Field Museum, home of one of the U.S.’s finest meteorite collections. Gregory, if you have to attend a formal conference function, you could at least straighten your tie!

What’s a summer trip to Chicago without a Cubs game at Wrigley Field? The folks sitting around us got a big charge out of overhearing my trying to explain baseball to my limey friend!

“Cheeseburgah, cheeseburgah, cheeseburgah…"