Archive for July 2016

To the new homeowner of my childhood home – I hope it remains a happy, safe place to make memories

You see I hope it remains a happy place because, for the most part, 217 was my happy place.  It still is on a bad day.  I close my eyes and remember the times I had there over the 20+ years I called what is now your house, my home. Yesterday I had a challenging... Read more »

First death on a publicly shared bicycle in the United States reminds us that we share the road -- Avondale Neighborhood, Chicago

As usual I was running against the clock this morning to get to work. Traffic was light. Good. That is until I got about a block away from work. Traffic completely stopped. Throughout the day I have learned more details from someone who had footage of the accident to others who witnessed it themselves. Here... Read more »