October ’14 in Review

October 2014 Review It's JPei

I can’t believe October is over already! So much has happened this month, including multiple trips outside of the “St. Louis Bubble.” It all started with a 3-day conference (retreat) out in nature with my fellowship (click on photos to read each post):

Fall Conference Day 1/3: A Sky Full of Stars

A Sky Full of Stars

Fall Conference Day 2/3: Basking in Nature

Sunrise over Lake Sunnen

Fall Conference Day 3/3: Farewell

Shennanigans back in St. Louis:

Grant’s Farm

Then one of the highlights of my month, a 3-day weekend trip to Chicago during Fall Break!

Chicago After Dark – Willis Tower Skydeck

Willis Tower Night View of Downtown Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago

Selfies & Sculptures at Millennium Park

Encountering Marine Life at Shedd Aquarium

Sting Ray in Chicago Shedd Aquarium

Navy Pier

It’s All Greek to Me: Artopolis Bakery

Crepes at Artopolis Greek Restaurant Bakery Cafe Agora in Chicago

Did a bit of local hiking at Forest Park. I also hiked at a national park 30 min away, but that post won’t be up until later (UPDATE: Praise & Prayer Hike at Castlewood State Park)

Off the Beaten Path

Forest Park leaves trees fall autumn beautiful colorful

Getting Fancy at the Jewel Box

Jewel Box Outside at Night in Forest Park St. Louis

Life aside, I got nominated for the Liebster Award (yay)! I really appreciate the nomination, Divya. You can read my responses here:

Liebster Award

Liebster Award It's JPei

It’s going to be a crazy busy November in school. But I’ll just have to grin and bear it until my much-needed Thanksgiving Break, where I get to go home. SO EXCITED. In the meantime…Happy Halloween!

Thanks for reading!

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