C’mon, Chicago. I’s Only Kidding.

A friend in Chicago, Alan, left a good comment on the last post that got me to thinking that my diatribe on Chicago may convey a feeling of anger and resentment for the city. As if the monstrous metropolis offers nothing of beauty or enjoyment. Where everyday is a struggle to survive and every night … Continue reading

Travelling Such a Distance Makes it Near Impossible to Hold All of This in One’s Hands

Everyone knows that moving to a new city can be stressful. There is the actual lifting and relocating of all your valuables, coordinating said moving with kind-hearted helpers, reserving a truck and/or storage space, and then finding a job/apartment/etc. in the new location. Add to that moving to a city completely foreign to you and … Continue reading