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You don’t have to have a car in Chicago, but it helps.

My first day in the city (and subsequent days in the city), I used public transportation to get everywhere, as I have┬ádone in every other city in which I’ve lived. 690 more words

City Life

Mysterious Wonders

All along the block

The people herded like cattle

And waited in the line

Something was happening

Something big

And I was out of the loop… 86 more words

Dicky J Loweman

Beefmasters and Bombshells

The Hedgehog and I stopped in at the rodeo today and watched a bit of the Beefmaster livestock show. Basically, Beefmaster heifers were brought out in small groups, judged on various cosmetic criteria, and given a ranking. 155 more words


Hong Kong Mon Amour

“You will never be completely home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” ~Miriam Adeney… 298 more words


Opa's back!

Opa’s in town! He arrived on Saturday. Of course it is still the absolute worst month of the year (scratch that, I just remembered it is March, but oh man, hello snow, so whatever). 136 more words

Sunset Across Bishopsworth

While I was between homes, I stayed with family members, and this was the view from their attack window as the sun disappeared under the horrizon……….