On Writing. Plus: Blog hop! Showcasing some of my favorite bloggers

A few weeks ago, my friend and colleague Maureen Jenkins (aka Urban Travel Girl) asked me if I’d participate in a “blog hop.” I’d heard about this whole blog hop thing on the blogging circuit, and as I watched it make its way from one blog friend to the next, I was impressed by the […]

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The Unsanctioned Fireworks of Chicago’s Winnemac Park

Photo by Neal Niemiec, http://seeyouatthefair.tumblr.com/ It’s that time of year again: the pyromania, the booms, the post-apocalyptic sense of wonder. In other words, the Unsanctioned Fireworks Display at Winnemac Park! This annual tradition of BYOF (bring your own fireworks) will blow you away. Figuratively, I hope. It’s far better than anything you’ll ever see, ever, […]

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