Culture, Essay

Ping Tom Memorial Park: Exposed to Culture

When I left the apartment this morning, my intention was to snap a few pics of the St. Charles Air Line Bridge from the 18th Street overpass and head to Mariano’s on Clark. Little did I know I’d be pleasantly exposed to some culture. I couldn’t get any great shots of the bridge from the […]

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Essay

None. Really?

“None” is a tough word for me. When I hear it I think, “really? None?” Think about it. Is none truly ever none? Sometimes or always? Is always … always always? Forever. What lasts forever? All – I want to know it all. Words, when used properly or improperly, have an incredible ability to evoke […]

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Style

Rain, Rain, Go A…head

It’s been a cold, wet week here in Chicago. Good thing I picked up these awesome Tretorn rain boots to keep my feet warm and dry. This model I’m wearing in the picture (and today) is the BO Rain Boot. I purchased these boots off of Amazon last April and they’re holding up nicely a […]

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Travel

Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla – 2017

A few weeks ago Tricia and I took some much-needed time away from work and traveled to Mexico for the second time in as many years. We love the people, the weather, and the all-inclusive! And let’s remember that it’s a three-hour direct flight to and from Chicago. Last year we stayed at the elegant […]

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