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Apology Day: My Made-up Holiday for Blogapalooz-hour

Apology Day: My Made-up Holiday for Blogapalooz-hour
A writing challenge was issued to ChicagoNow writers to create a holiday that should exist, and we have one hour to do it. My idea is Contrition Day. It’s not just a day where you sit (or kneel or pray) around feeling guilty for the wrongs you have committed, but a day where you actually... Read more »

Why Doing Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles is Good for me

Why Doing Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles is Good for me
Note: This was written for ChicagoNow’s BlogapoloozHour. It’s a monthly exercise where we’re given a topic and one hour to write about it. Tonight’s task: Write about something you learned or experienced since you woke up this morning. I told a friend I was working on a Christmas puzzle and she said, “Ohhh, those are... Read more »