Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Photography

While I've written a lot, the cliche still rings true: a picture is worth a thousand words (I missed that count by thirty).

Chicago: Kopi Cafe

We were surrounded by an army of memories hidden away in trinkets any traveler might collect on an adventure to the Middle East, Africa, or Asia.

Chicago: American Writers Museum

Taking up the entire second floor of 180 N. Michigan, the American Writers Museum is sandwiched between floors of corporate offices, like a flower pressed inside of a book.

Chicago: Christkindlmarket

I don't want to sound like a Grinch, but I find it a sacred practice not to celebrate Christmas early and I planned on following this rule until the day I died. Then I moved to Chicago.

My CHI Views

This city is dirty, eclectic, and a bit eccentric. It's also breathtaking and thought-provoking.

Chicago Hauntings Bus Tour

I can't say that I truly believe in ghosts or demons, but I do believe in the people trying to find explanations for the unexplainable mysteries of life.

Open House Chicago

With only one day of my weekend free and over 250 places to choose from, I had to pick wisely.

Edgewater Arts Festival

I've always been a wallflower, almost to a fault...but today I found it to be a bit of a gift.

Chicago: A Free Day on the Gold Coast

I felt weirdly under-dressed and like I couldn't actually go inside the stores.

Why I Moved to Chicago

Suprise! I moved.