Archive for August, 2004

Renovation

By renovating the area, it’s like the city of Chicago wants everyone else to learn what I’ve known ever since I moved here, some three years ago: that this part of town is nice, is a good place to visit, and deserves some attention. My neighborhood is a good place to live. I’m proud of this area, and I’m glad…

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Houdini

I’ve always been a big fan (of the magician, not the band). I read about Houdini extensively as a child and learned of all the exploits of one Erich Weiss. I’ve frequently contemplated a road trip to the Houdini Museum in Appleton, Wisconsin, but never actually have made the journey. Ah me, another time perhaps. I’ve been out drinking with…

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You Are Beautiful

Amazing. This is precisely where I stand every morning, waiting for the train. I’m typically looking out over Damen, and you only notice this small area if you’re up against the rail, peering over. What are the odds?

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This one took me a while

For a long time, I stared at this thing thinking “What in god’s name does this have to do with prison?” That’s right, ladies and gentlemen. A little slow today. Here’s some random trivia for you. I worked (very briefly), writing articles for the school paper when I was an undergraduate at Indiana University. Keep in mind now, I wasn’t…

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Back

Settling in here at home. Spent most of the day travelling (driving from Sedona back to Pheonix, then on a plane to Miday, then on the train back to the neighborhood. I’ve got some pics that I’ve put up, but I’m taking it easy tonight.

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