As I sit here, the day before December 1st, the prospect of 4 months of misidentifying gulls stares down at me.
Before that begins, though, it’s worth looking back at what was a pretty nice fall. 812 more words
I really dig Ammodramus sparrows. These smartly dressed birds are the sparrows’ answer to every person who gushes about the bright colors of warblers. The elegance of these birds is compounded by the fact that they make you work for it. 377 more words
By Tricia Lunt, English Faculty
Punctuality and productivity are crucial skills for a purposeful life, and I am a champion of reliability and consistency. My friend Hanna once remarked that if I say I’ll be somewhere at 11:00am, then that’s exactly where you’ll find me. 370 more words
Dave sits down with WTTW’s Geoffrey ‘Mr. Chicago’ Baer at 3:50am to discuss his new national PBS Series ‘The Ten That Changed America’, including the homes, parks and towns that have helped shape the American environment. 20 more words