Tag: Second City

The wonder of saying yes and letting go (Part 3)

My fondest memories of school had nothing to do with class. And my favorite work memories weren’t really about the work. It’s always been about the people and the stories that happened somewhere along the way. And great stories, great memories always start with a yes. Note: For this story, it might be helpful to start with Part 1... Read more »

Coach was right all along: Just have fun out there

I’m a Millennial. Grew up right in the heart of the everyone gets a trophy era. In second grade, our basketball league had a 0-0 score policy. Everybody was a winner. But of course that wasn’t actually the case. We demolished our opponents. Our schedule on the fridge had the real scores written next to... Read more »

Coach was right all along, practice is the best part

Coach was right all along, practice is the best part
Why do coaches love practice so much? Any coach. You’ll see them at the end of the driveway looking like Santa Claus with a giant bag of soccer balls over their shoulder. They load up the minivan and they’re totally happy. Content. The next two hours are their favorite part of the day. Coaches love practice... Read more »
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Chicago: The who, the why, and the where (part 3 of "I'm in love with Chicago AND Northern Michigan)

Chicago: The who, the why, and the where (part 3 of "I'm in love with Chicago AND Northern Michigan)
I moved to Chicago on August 1st, 2012. I was three months out of college and had no idea what I was going to do for a living or how I was going to make it all work. My overall strategy: Eh, it’ll all work itself out. What I knew: I wanted to be with Ashley and I... Read more »

I'm in love with Chicago AND Northern Michigan (part 2)

It’s 5:15 in the morning. Instead of heading to the writer’s chair, I head down to the storage area in our condo building. Walk over to the bike, wheel it over the cold concrete, up the stairs. It’s not a Northern Michigan bike ride with my Dad, but it is my Dad’s old Fuji bike... Read more »

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 2)

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 2)
Disclaimer: You don’t have to read these posts in order, but it will make a little more sense if you start out with “We let sandwich prices get out of control: Part 1.” The basic premise is sandwich prices have gotten out of control and our only hope of avoiding the inevitable $20 price tag is... Read more »
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