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The Beginning of the End- The Calm Before the Storm

I have reached my low point, folks. The past two months have delivered karma in a way that I foolishly thought would not apply to me when I was blinded by wrong-doing. 856 more words

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Team Beats Philly, Advances To Little League Title Game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Chicago’s celebrated Jackie Robinson West team eliminated Philadelphia 6-5 Thursday night, in a matchup at the Little League World Series. 688 more words


Route 66 TV news bulletin: Old St. Pat's documentary makes it to WTTW, to be rebroadcast Sept. 3

You never know when a relevant surprise is going to sneak up on you and bite you on the gluteus maximus (no, that’s not the name of a fictional gladiator; guess again). 727 more words

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Things Edmonton could learn from the cities I've visited this year

I’ve had a really awesome year of travel. A lot of that came down to a general attitude of saying “yes” to pretty much everything. (And some lucky and strategic use of aeroplan points.) While I was in each city, I thought a lot about what Edmonton could learn from them. 644 more words


Misty morning sail

Early morning last Sunday – 6am to be precise – my alarm rang and I sleepily propped open one eye. The sun should have been rising at that time, but I couldn’t see any rays streaming in through the blinds. 291 more words


Music Monday's

“Downtown Sound”


One of my favorite things to do this summer has been to go to Music Monday’s at Millennium Park after work. My friends and I would all go and meet up with each other after work and enjoy sitting out on the lawn area with a glass of wine or a bottle of beer. 180 more words

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the palest of pale chai lattes

Here we are in Chi-town. Eight hours on the plane from humid Hawaii to a refreshingly chilly, jacket-weathered city in Illinois has triggered an emotional, “Aha!” Oprah talks about these a lot.  527 more words