Posts tagged "Chicago"

London 2012 Olympics: 5 Sports We Need to See

London 2012 Olympics:  5 Sports We Need to See
I can’t say I am rivited to the London Olympics.  In fact, The 2012 London Olympics bore me. There, I said it.  Boom. I marvel at the pageantry of the games and the notion that athletes train their entire lives for a single moment of glory.   It’s great theater; a wonderful showcase for the host city.... Read more »

Everybody In The Pool!

Everybody In The Pool!
Summer is in full swing, which means fall must be a week or so away.  Between summer school, camps, baseball and golf, it flies by. And of course swimming. I am the fearless leader of a swimming family.  I started swimming in junior high when my mother would take me to the local Y for her workouts.  I... Read more »

NATO Chicago 2012: 5 Things To Protest

NATO Chicago 2012: 5 Things To Protest
It’s NATO time. World leaders are heading to Chicago for a summit and experiencing our great city from a plastic bubble. NATO time means protest time, with an estimated 20,000 demonstrators hitting the streets. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, as President Obama’s Chief of Staff in 2008, famously said, “You never want a serious crisis to go... Read more »
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