This used to be our playground

  Today brought a particularly cruel reminder of the changes that life has in store. Chippewa Park is a small little niche in the public parks of Chicago. If you live more than a mile away from it, you probably know nothing at all about it. But in another sense, if you’ve ever had children,Continue reading “This used to be our playground”

A Hall of Famer lived in my neighborhood

When it comes to having a long and storied career, the Cubs don’t have anyone better than Leo Charles “Gabby” Hartnett. He didn’t win a World Series title, but there wasn’t too much that he didn’t accomplish over his career, from winning an MVP to being named a six time All-Star, and from winning fourContinue reading “A Hall of Famer lived in my neighborhood”