Archive for March 2017

Every time I see a story about the pending sale or demise of the State of Illinois Building, it reminds me that we once had quite a relationship

Every time I see a story about the pending sale or demise of the State of Illinois Building, it reminds me that we once had quite a relationship
It all started about the time this picture was taken.  My husband at the time, the late award-winning investigative reporter Paul McGrath, got interested in the building.  And for at least a year, the construction of the State of Illinois building was part of our marriage. We had a new baby, Molly, and I wasn’t thrilled that... Read more »

I really and truly thought I was being stopped by ICE and I still don't know for sure that I wasn't

I really and truly thought I was being stopped by ICE and I still don't know for sure that I wasn't
Last week, I could have sworn my daughter and I were stopped by ICE–Immigration and Customs Enforcement cops–in the Red Line L station at Roosevelt about noon.  But now I don’t know what the heck happened. I put up a post on Facebook right after our stop.  And got more commentary than any other post... Read more »