Off topic: Happy Anniversary to me... any fellow Chicagolanders up for a coffee/drink/stroll...?
Thread poster: Susana Galilea

Susana Galilea  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 03:18
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Apr 29, 2004

One year ago today I boarded a plane from New York City's La Guardia Airport and came to live in scintillating Chicago. Where I had a subway I now have a highway. Where I had an alley I now have a backyard. Where my work took me to a highrise my work now takes me just steps from my complaintsicon_biggrin.gif

Thing is, except for my partner and his family and our furry cat and the fish in our pond...I hardly know a soul around hereicon_confused.gif

Mind you, ceci n'est pas une sob story. I thought I'd celebrate this milestone by reaching out to those of you in my general know who you areicon_wink.gif

Any fellow Chicagolanders up for a coffee/drink/stroll/museum/movie/chat...I'll be happy to hear from youicon_smile.gif

Da Cheers,

Susana Galilea
Accredited Translator EUTI

[Edited at 2004-04-29 22:01]


Thierry LOTTE  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:18
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English to French
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Wind city Apr 29, 2004

"Chicago... Chicago... my old litlle town..."

Irving Berlin

I am confident that life in the Wind City is nicer than in the Big Apple...

Kisses from Barcelona/Sitges


[Edited at 2004-04-29 20:35]


Agua  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
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Happy anniversary :-). Apr 29, 2004


Well, you may not know a sould in the closes "around" you, but you sure do know plenty in the further "arounds"icon_wink.gif.

Hope the move has treated you well,



Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:18
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Congrats Apr 29, 2004

Dear Susana,
Congratulations! I am happy that you are happy and many more happy returns thereicon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif
I am even happier that I have met you in person and that I got to know your sweet spirit.
Thanks for sharing this with us.

Have a great happy day,


Gayle Wallimann  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:18
Member (2001)
French to English
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Happy Anniversary, Susana Apr 29, 2004

Oh how I wish I could share a cup of coffee with you and take a stroll along the lake (blowing in the wind, of course). I lived outside of Chicago for a very short time, but that is where I was married, that is where I left my parents, and that was the last American city that I lived in. Here's to you, your year of living in Illinois, and hope to meet you some day, for real!
Kind regards,


Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
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Spanish to French
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Happy Anniversary, Susana! Apr 30, 2004

Hey! Why don't you organize a PowwoW?

I have no idea of how many Prozians can be in Chicago's area, but there must be some.

It's the way I met most of the translators I know here. The first one was in December 2001, and I had arrived to Chile three months before. It's a good way to meet people with the same interests too.


Local time: 04:18
Member (2002)
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Happy anniversary Susanna! Apr 30, 2004

Claudia Iglesias wrote:

Hey! Why don't you organize a PowwoW?

That's exactly what I thought on reading your post.
Go for it, Susanna, you will absolutely not regret it!!!:-)



Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:18
Member (2003)
German to French
Greetings from Chauny... Apr 30, 2004

...well, it's not really Chicago, but begins with Ch too...icon_wink.gif

Best wishes Susanaicon_smile.gif


sarahl (X)
Local time: 01:18
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Happy anniversary! Apr 30, 2004

from Missoura, let's meet halfway for coffee, how about Starbucks in Springfield?


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