Who We Are

Welcome from Phil Niccolls, Tim Hedrick and our two Labs, Chester and Quincy. As the name of our site suggests, we live in Chicago.

Phil works for the Chicago Tribune,. Tim works for Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

We enjoy many activities including: SCUBA Diving, Rappelling, Hang Gliding, Skydiving, Zip Lining, Extreme Camping, Hiking, Mountain Biking, and travelling the world doing all the above! As well, we enjoy theater, symphony, and reading and are both avid wine enthusiasts.

Chester (officially Lord Chester III – Chocolate, American Labrador Retriever) was born on 2/14/2013. He is very energetic and extremely smart. A field dog at heart as he loves being the woods and boy can he navigate the woods at full speed. Chester is also certified as an agility dog.

Quincy (Officially Lord Quincy I - Latin for the fifth son, our fifth Lab – Black, English Labrador Retriever) was born on 1/9/2015. He is VERY laid back and quite a calm Lab. Quincy is a Certified Therapy Dog, visiting Nursing Homes and Hospitals in and around Oak Park. He is huge and we expect him to top out at 110#.

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