Category: Chicago

Life Update 2020: The Good, The Bad, & The Optimistic

2020, amirite?!?! Seems like only yesterday we were going to, you know, PLACES and doing things beyond raiding the closet of toys your mom kept from when you were kids and jumping around in Nickelodeon moon shoes. Just me? Okay, cool. Beyond the pandemic that has killed thousands and upended life for all of us,... Read more »

15 Lessons I've Learned Living in Chicago

<strong> Driving on Lake street under the L requires a certain size of cajones </strong>
 I never want to be that close to a train unless it's going 1.21 gigawatts
My time in the city is quickly winding down (seriously, how is it almost freaking February?), and lately I’ve been thinking about how much life has changed over the past year and a half.  I’ve reconnected with old friends, made new ones, grown as an educator, and made some fantastic memories.  I think the most... Read more »