Riding the bike rack on the front of the bus was convenient and gave the Space Alien a chance to greet passersby who were thrilled to catch a glimpse of the Space Alien!
|The Space Alien aboard the 151 Bus|
|The Space Alien Greets a Friend|
|The Space Alien Studies Astronomy|
(The Space Alien found this in terrible taste, but in the interest of keeping Loyal Readers fully informed, feels obliged share it on these pages.)
All in all it was an inspiring but somewhat overtiring day for the Space Alien, who found a nice place to take a nap in the peaceful galleries of the Art Institute. What a cozy room this was! The Space Alien's new friend Vincent Van Gogh was so kind to share it!
|The Space Alien Takes a Nap in Vincent Van Gogh's Bedroom |
While relaxing, the Space Alien reflected on this exciting day. Sometimes even mistakes can have wonderful outcomes!
All too soon it was time to go home, and the same bus that brought the Space Alien to the Art Institute was waiting outside the door for the return trip!
By now it was quite late, so the Space Alien rode on the roof hoping to catch a glimpse of the same stars seen by Van Gogh. Unfortunately Chicago smog trumped starry nights so this was not possible.
The Space Alien Rides Home on the 151 Bus
The Space Alien recommends visiting the Chicago Art Institute -- or an art museum in your city. You will find all sorts of treasures there, and you may even catch sight of the Space Alien!