Posts in category "Chicago History"

Choosing hope: when the s#*@t just doesn't stop hitting the fan

Choosing hope: when the s#*@t just doesn't stop hitting the fan
Hope. “To want something to happen or be true and think that it could happen or be true”. Webster’s definition. “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies”. Andy Dufresne, Shawshank Redemption. Hope, hope, hope. I live for it. I hold onto it as though it is... Read more »

Chicago: Why I live here and why I stay

Chicago: Why I live here and why I stay
I was born in 1957 at Wesley Memorial Hospital in Chicago. My parents lived on the West Side, then moved to West Rogers Park at Devon and Sacramento when I was a toddler. In 1963 we moved to Niles; in 1976 to Northbrook and then I made my way around the suburbs on my own.... Read more »