The neighborhood school

The school above is less than three blocks away from where I live. It takes less than ten minutes to walk to, and every day my kids both go there in the morning. But they don’t actually take any classes there. Chalk this up to the vagaries of the public school system here in Chicago.Continue reading “The neighborhood school”

The Sanctuary on Paradise

I’m in Florida this weekend, trying to get a final few days of Summer before school starts up again. Or maybe it won’t if the Chicago teachers go out on strike. But either way, Summer is coming to and end, and we want to end it with something to remember. Our visions of fun inContinue reading “The Sanctuary on Paradise”