Posts tagged "evanston"

Tow Trucks, Trans Ams & Jesus

Tow Trucks, Trans Ams & Jesus
Last week, my car got towed. The starter died on me, and the engine wouldn’t turn over. So I called Triple AAA. They got me a tow truck at 7 a.m., driven by a bandana-clad urban cowboy with a fervent love of country music, classic cars, and motorcycles. It was a two day process: my... Read more »

Lunchables & harmonicas: a lesson from the homeless in Evanston

Lunchables & harmonicas: a lesson from the homeless in Evanston
Yesterday afternoon, I approached my local CVS store to pick up a CTA pass. Just as I grabbed the door handle, I swung my head to the right to see a homeless man sitting on a crate outside the door. Before I could look away, he called after me – “Hey! Lady! Would you mind... Read more »