Archive for July 2015

Remembering The Chicago Heatwave of 1995

Remembering The Chicago Heatwave of 1995
It’s been 20 years (July 12-16, 1995), since the heatwave here in Chicago that killed over 700 people and changed the way the city handles extreme weather. I was in summer school following my freshman year at DePaul University but this hit way too close to home. My (now late), elderly grandparents were living in... Read more »

Freedom isn't Free

Freedom isn't Free
This July 4th has new meaning for me, first I have a son now so I think of his future and look back to the ancestors whom helped us get this far. Pictured is my grandfather who fought in World World I, not only did he defend his country, he defended his family, originally from... Read more »