Winter (Boots): The Struggle is Real

Five months. I have been searching for warm, weather-proof winter boots for five months. The struggle is real to find boots that are wide and large, and most importantly, pretty.The journey began at Nordstrom—the place…

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Breaking Up With Starbucks: A Chicago Freelancer’s Confession

A tall cup of coffee will suffice. We all do it, we all procrastinate. The solution was Starbucks. They are everywhere. Pick a neighborhood, pick an intersection. They range from cozy, to downright cramped to…

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Chicago

On holidays like today, it’s sometimes mysterious how people celebrate. The train was empty at its usual rush hour. There were three lone commuters that joined me in my car. The FedEx guy smiles when…

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