Tag: #Chicago

Top quotes from the musical Hamilton: No spoilers included

Top quotes from the musical Hamilton: No spoilers included
I have listened to the Hamilton Soundtrack so many times, I felt like the play was performing in my mind. I wanted to see it, and even tried the Hamilton Lottery obsessively. Then my daughter Sydney gave me the gift of Hamilton for Mother’s Day. I knew that we had to wait until the fall... Read more »

Fall in Chicago Is A Perfect Day

Fall in Chicago Is A Perfect Day
Today’s Blogapalooz Challenge was to write about the best thing in Chicago during the fall. There are so many things that I love about Chicago, plus there are as many things that I enjoy in the fall, but here are my three favorite. Nature: Being outside in nature is spectacular, and the trees changing colors and... Read more »

Review: Chicago History Museum

Review: Chicago History Museum
After months of waiting, I finally went to the Chicago History Museum this weekend. The Special Exhibit on Race is ending so even though it was a rainy morning, my daughter, her fiancé and I went when it opened. I did enjoy the whole museum, but the exhibit on race was all that I expected and... Read more »
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Would you live or work in downtown Chicago?

Would you live or work in downtown Chicago?
I have lived in the Chicago Area since I was fourteen years old, but always in the suburbs. I love to visit the city, but I cannot imagine living or working there. I wanted to understand why people do, so I decided to interview someone that actually lives and works in the city. I hope... Read more »

Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
A couple of weeks ago, I could not put the book The Other Einstein down, and I am still thinking about it. While looking into the author Marie Benedict, I even found out that it was published by the Chicagoland Publisher Source Books. Favorite line: “…while the first step is the hardest, the second isn’t... Read more »

The Super Bowl is all about the halftime show!

What is my favorite Super Bowl memory? That is the topic for our ChicagoNow Blogapalooz tonight. I only have one hour to write and post as per the challenge, which I usually love except for today since I am stuck. I do like watching sports, but usually only in person. I know that I should,... Read more »
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Morgan and I at the Woman's March Chicago Rally.
My daughter, Morgan and I attended the rally and marched in Chicago today, and I loved reading all of the signs. Luckily, Morgan took pictures of them because I decided after the #WomansMarchChicago that I wanted to post them. I didn’t make one because I couldn’t think of what I would write, but if I march... Read more »

Do you like the Lincoln Park Zoo area?

Each month our ChicagoNow Community Manager challenges us to write about a surprise topic of his choice in one hour. I love this challenge, so since I was sick with strep throat, I was sad that I missed the December Blogapalooz, “Write about your favorite place in Chicago.” I have lived in the Chicago suburbs... Read more »