Archive for March 2012

It All Starts With Family...

It All Starts With Family...
I have a lot to share regarding my beloved Chicago. But before I embark on my sometimes-silly pontifications, I want to set the scene. The “How I Came to Love Chicago” scene. My parents met and married in Chicago. My sister was born there. I was born there. My dad worked for the railroad (Burlington... Read more »

And So It Begins: A Tale of a Chicago Love Affair

Never mind that I currently reside in perpetually-warm Los Angeles. Never mind that I’m a 30-minute drive from the ocean. Never mind that palm trees line any given street in any given neighborhood in any given vicinity here. Throughout Chicago’s record-breaking Heat Wave the past couple of weeks, I was downright jealous of you all.... Read more »