Archive for May 2012

Chicago Through A Child's Eyes (Part I)

Chicago Through A Child's Eyes (Part I)
  In a couple of weeks, I’ll get to see my Chicago again. This time, I’ll get to see it through the eyes of my 6-year old nephew Joshua.  It’ll be Joshua’s first plane ride. And his first visit to Chicago. Yes, I will show him tall things galore and a whole lot of water.... Read more »

To Californians, An Apology

To Californians, An Apology
  This is what happens when you meet a Chicagoan. Or rather, this is what happens when you meet a fellow Chicagoan–who is no longer living in Chicago: You drop what you’re doing. Your eyes bulge. Maybe you drool a little. The two of you begin to converse in an alternate universe while onlookers smile... Read more »

Liz is "In a relationship" with Chicago

Is it possible to love a city too much? Or rather, is it possible that I love Chicago too much? Flash back with me to a day about five years ago. When I parked alongside the road, off of Pacific Coast Highway, and attempted to strike a deal with God. “God, if you let me... Read more »
Advertisement:

I Left My Heart...in Chicago.

Can you make it out? This boat, docked in San Francisco, is from my beloved Chicago...
  Confession: I am profoundly envious of the people who get to hang out on sailboats during summertime.  Especially those traveling up and down the Chicago River and into Lake Michigan. Blasting their radios. Beer in hand. All smiles. Sparing a wave for those of us drooling along the Riverwalk as we watch them. Anyone... Read more »