Archive for July 2014

8 tips for a great Pitchfork 2014

8 tips for a great Pitchfork 2014
Pitchfork is one of my favorite parts of a Chicago summer. I’ve been every year since I moved to the city and it never disappoints. I go for the headliners and end up discovering other artists that I love. I definitely go for the music, but there’s so much more to this festival. If you’re... Read more »

That "It Could Have Been Me" Feeling

That "It Could Have Been Me" Feeling
Do you ever read or hear about an awful event that stops you in your tracks? That hits a little too close to home? I’m sure we’ve all had those “it could have been me” moments. I had one just last week. Last Saturday there was tragic shooting in the middle of the afternoon at a... Read more »

9 Lessons From World Cup 2014

Turns out that the World Cup, besides being one of the best international sporting events, well, ever, can also teach you a thing or two. About life, our world, teamwork, and facial hair. As I was sitting drinking Austrian beer in a sweaty, small, but lively German bar in Lincoln Square, with a bald guy... Read more »
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Some 4th of July Gratitude

Lake Michigan, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Last night I found myself in serious need of a gratitude reality check. I could not seem to stop pouring myself a gigantic glass of #whitewhine. Poor me, I have to send another piece of paper to a lawyer about buying condo. Oh no! Where will I register for my wedding? That stats class for... Read more »