Archive for January 2013

Winter Solace

Weeks after the holidays have concluded and the hectic atmosphere of Christmas and New Year’s has passed, I find myself searching for some sort of winter solace; a type of place or state of mind (real or imaginary) where the environment calms down, either in the external environment or internally. But what initiates this soul... Read more »

Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier

Capturing the spirit of the Yule Tide season was a marvelous family festival which ran from Nov. 30th to Jan. 6th (at Navy Pier) known as “Winter Wonderfest.” Kris Kringle himself would’ve been proud of this 12th annual, 170,000 square foot winter wonderland which seemed like a fantasy come to life… Upholding centuries-old traditions and... Read more »