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Happy Valentine's Day

My love, has been the same one for 29 years

Through all the tears, fears and nightmares

U been there for all of them

Your love always make me feel like a kid again…

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Creative Date Ideas

Ever get tired of a dinner and a movie date? In Chicago or have something similar in your city? Try to:

  1. Go to a Storytelling Slam – The Moth is a nation-wide show where stories are told unscripted and live.
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In The Soup

I was some place in Chicago when I saw these two smiling rice men in the bowls of soup. I couldn’t help but think back to cartoons of my youth when unsuspecting explorers would walk through the jungle and end up in the kettle of a jungle person wearing a grass skirt and sporting a bone in his nose.


Dressing Downton

The Dressing Downton exhibit has opened in Chicago at the Driehaus Museum. I’d never been to the Driehaus, but the exhibit drew me. In this restored mansion once owned by the Nickerson Family, there’s an exhibit of the costumes featured in PBS’ Masterpiece’s lavish drama Downton Abbey. 153 more words

Surprise Surprise

Okay. I just received bouquet of roses, a stuffed animal in a balloon and a perfume from a guy I barely know. I was like man we’ve only been talking for less than a week you can’t be giving me stuff already and he said not to worry about it and that he can afford it anyway––🙄 126 more words


Photoessay: Chicago stories

You will pay…or the Don will make you pay

I’m going to try something a bit polarising today: a set of images with an imagined narrative, and knowing how many of you dislike titles, I’m almost certain that my read of the narrative is going to be completely different to yours. 258 more words