Sunday Parking

Time changes everything, and some of these changes aren’t good ones. Today was a perfect example of this, as I made the rounds on the North side of Chicago, looking for a used copy of “All Quiet on the Western Front” for my teen-aged daughter. It’s a book that I’m sure I’ve seen dozens ofContinue reading “Sunday Parking”

What we’re losing

The last post I wrote¬†in this space made reference to a bookstore that’s closing soon. Bookstores have been disappearing for many years, with the recent liquidation of the Borders chain the most shocking example. The internet is changing the world, with iPads and Kindles and even smartphones filling in the void between our reading habitsContinue reading “What we’re losing”