Archive for August 2017

To the Man in the White House: Follow the CEOS. Go Home.

To the Man in the White House: Follow the CEOS. Go Home.
This blog was created to bring people from around the world together. To honor our differences, celebrate our commonalities. It has been difficult for me to do that these days. I never meant for this to be a platform for discussing political views. But in order for interviewees to trust me, trust that I will... Read more »

Dear Heather Heyer: I Am Outraged, I Am Paying Attention

Dear Heather Heyer: I Am Outraged, I Am Paying Attention
On Saturday morning, hearing that a state of emergency had been declared in Charlottesville, Virginia, I phoned Eileen, a dear friend.  I didn’t have to tell her why I was calling. “Can your believe it? White supremacists are here, in Charlottesville. Nazis. The KKK. It’s disgusting, Laura. Absolutely disgusting,” she said. With hurt and anger... Read more »

Farewell to Fellow Blogger John Arguello, CubsDen Founder and Proud Ecuadorian

Farewell to Fellow Blogger John Arguello, CubsDen Founder and Proud Ecuadorian
When I began this blog in 2014, I had no idea the worlds it would open up to me. The people I would meet. The friends I would make. The ChicagoNow family that would welcome me into their fold. John Arguello, the founder of CubsDen, was one of the kindest voices in that family. Last week,... Read more »
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