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Day 9 - A Year of Writing

I apologize in advance if I don’t have a post tomorrow, as I’m flying 9 hours from London to Chicago. I had to pack today and it was rather stressful. 218 more words

Year Of Writing

Sweet Home Chicago; Sweet Home Alabama

Heard of Hansel and Gretel? They’re the bro and sis who get lost in the scary wood and seek refuge in a house made from candies, chocolate (why didn’t it melt?) and gingerbread. 271 more words

Dear Chicago

Dear Chicago,

I want to thank you. You were home to us for almost 13 years- before there was the “us” that is today. You took me in as a 22 year old girl. 254 more words

Chic City Winery Wedding

Hey, Hey Pearlies! I know that I am totally biased as this is my home town. But, is Chicago the most beautiful city in the US? 210 more words

Real Wedding

Causing a Ruckus: St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

After nearly five years in Chicago, I finally celebrated the most holy of holidays in the Second City—St. Patrick’s Day. In fact, I am pretty sure there some are folks in the city still celebrating…or recovering. 568 more words


Sweet Home Chicago: Robert Johnson; Buddy Guy; Eric Clapton

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Sweet Home Chicago. This is one of the classic ‘roots’ blues songs. We will start with the original version by the legendary blues artist Robert Johnson, and then discuss covers of that song by Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton. 2,483 more words

Rock And Roll

My Dearest Chicago...

…you are officially on notice.

Don’t worry…I still love you, but sometimes we have to reassess our relationships and determine whether we may have learned everything we can from each other. 305 more words