The city of Chicago has its birthday listed as March 4, 1837. It says so right on its city seal, so that there’s no ambiguity about it. That being the case, it’s a day for celebrating the city that I’ve called home for almost a quarter century now. Here’s some Chicago images from my archives.Continue reading “Images of Chicago on the city’s birthday”
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At the end of the day
I often go on about Chicago in this space. It’s home, and where I spend most of my days, so it feels like a natural subject to write about. The problems that this city has are very well-known by now: Violence, shootings, segregation, parking meters, to name just a few. But one of the thingsContinue reading “At the end of the day”
Swinging at sunrise
This isn’t so much of a reflection on anything, but a desire to share a picture that I took yesterday morning along the lakefront in Chicago. All of us should have such a nice view from a swing set in our youth. I know that I never did.