Tag: South Shore

Open Letter to Sara Paretsky

Open Letter to Sara Paretsky
Anticipating their son and grandson’s upcoming visit, they sought out the purveyor of tickets for a Chicago River Cruise. On line recommendations were highest for the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Chicago’s First Lady. By now, two month residents, they had become seasoned commuters, habitues of public transportation. They walked across the street to the sidewalk shelter... Read more »

On The Lake and On The National Register

The lake that day was the color of verdigris, startlingly blue-green with an iridescent sheen. She was transfixed, amazed at the unbroken lake view, as they traveled south on Lakeshore Drive. ┬áMaking the turn onto South Shore Drive, they skirted a marina, masts bobbing with the gentle surf. On the opposite side of the road... Read more »

Arriving

It felt like the last day of the school year. Students and educators show up for an hour to be officially released from the familiar routine, assured finally that deadlines have been met, data recorded, obligations satisfied. It was that sense of walking out into a depressurized zone that she recalled as they left the... Read more »
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