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In Repair: What Happens When You Allow Fear In

“I am in repair. I am not together but I’m getting there.” – John Mayer
For the very first time, I experienced what heartbreak feels like.
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Birthdays Galore!

So Asya has decided that she’s ready to start testing out 1 nap a day instead of 2. It couldn’t have come at a more perfect time…because today we have lots of plans! 284 more words

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It's Time for the Perkolator!

So before you go getting your dancing shoes on and takin’ it back to the good old days, cuttin’ up the rug; I am actually referring to Perkolator, the coffee shop that is!  653 more words

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Chicago Pays Millions but Punishes Few in Killings by Police

By MONICA DAVEY and TIMOTHY WILLIAMSDEC. 17, 2015

Dana Cross, the mother of Calvin Cross, a 19-year-old killed by the police in Chicago in 2011, outside her home. 2,646 more words

Sid Yiddish - Living The Life I Bring

Artist: Sid Yiddish
title: Living The Life I Bring
keywords: #chicago #ghosts #candystore #henchmen #paperclipfuturism #rubberband #sidyiddish electronic Chicago
label: Chicago Shop

A man between men and the ladies, a chameleon who never changes its color or size, and yet manages to maneuver himself between all kinds of layers of society. 442 more words

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DOJ opens investigation into Chicago Police Department

By Nick Gass

12/07/15 10:17 AM EST

The Justice Department is opening a civil rights investigation into the Chicago Police Department to determine whether it has a pattern or practice of using excessive force or other violations of federal law, following public outcry sparked by the release of a year-old video showing an officer repeatedly shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. 605 more words

cruel feb, a no nonsense late-winter playlist

T.S. Eliot insists with remarkable authority and that April is the cruelest month, but I think I must beg to differ, offering instead February. February with its grey cliffs of despair, its long sidewalks to somewhere, its repetitive days, its biting wind, its parallel parking and boredom and worry. 447 more words

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