Things are going to work a little differently on this blog here on out. While I still love the idea of documenting Chicago and the rest of my world, I got derailed pretty quickly. And then right when I started thinking about getting back on track, I got a new, shiny, amazing idea, and I … More Switching Gears
Busy, tiring, fun weekend — so much so that I took a hiatus from posting. (Can you take a hiatus after three days? …) Back on schedule tomorrow.
One of my favorite things about Chicago — and living very downtown — is the juxtaposition of tall gleaming skyscrapers with beautiful old buildings that have stood there for decades. Walking down the street, half the buildings it seems has a plaque announcing its historical significance. Sadly, nowadays, they are no longer home to independent publishing … More Day 3 – Juxtaposition
Standing on the train platform today during my morning commute, seconds before the train came roaring to a halt in front of me, I glanced at the big green box to my left to find a shiny sticker telling the world, “you are beautiful.” I snapped the photo just in time. Using an article in … More Day 2 – You Are Beautiful
She goes by many names — Rosie Bear, Rosemont, Doodlebutt, Muffin — and she responds to them all. (But that might be because she’s not smart enough to know which is which…) Today’s post is a little bit of a copout; besides the 9-to-5 job, I spent the rest of my day today playing with a … More Day 1 – Meet Rosie
It is once again time for me to revisit my sorely abandoned blog, and reboot my writing life. This time, with pictures. Besides finally writing at least two book reviews (BAD Classics Club member), I wanted to come up with a concept that will not only get me writing but will get me looking at … More New Project
While looking for a way to get back in to regular blogging and an excuse to compile a list of everything I want to read, I stumbled across The Classics Club. Their challenge: pick at least 50 classics (25 years old or older) you want to read and set a goal for 5 years from … More Classics Club Challenge/My Ultimate Reading List