Chicago

Happy Frickin’ New Year

‘Tis a new year —a time of hope, an era of beginnings, fresh starts, healthy diets, exercise regimes, flapping doves, …

Wonder

This past Friday, the Jack Straw Writers were each paired with a musician who used our writing as inspiration for …

Faith

When Tash asked whether I’d like to join her at a Bahá’í Faith devotional on Saturday, I paused. The word …

Windy City

Great Chicago fires Aflame in me –scalding, burning, immense– Fueled by nattering blowhards who prevent me From relaxing, from heaving …

Untraveled

Beginning with my first moments on the Blue Line from O’Hare, I catalogue the places I didn’t go. Right out …

In Transit

Argyle (Red Line): The press of humidity is relentless — in the shade and the sun, on the street and …