I am a lover of the literary beacons that are indie bookstores...I doubt you will find any other bookshop in Chicago that is as prepared for a traveler than this one.
Here in the States, it's easy to think Brexit will have little impact on us as a nation. It's time to pay attention.
While I've written a lot, the cliche still rings true: a picture is worth a thousand words (I missed that count by thirty).
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.
This past week, I read about chocolate, environmental safety, indigenous tribes, sex workers' unions, and children activists. To say the least, it was an interesting week. Disclaimer: I do not own any of the articles used in this post and have provided links to them below. All images were found through WordPress’s free image library [...]
Featuring the United States in this week's International Update was emotionally exhausting. I'm so glad it's over.
Every one of these stories shows how an event in one nation, big or small, can have a ripple effect.
With only one day of my weekend free and over 250 places to choose from, I had to pick wisely.
I hope you get at least a little something out of my thoughts on what's going on around the world.
I've always been a wallflower, almost to a fault...but today I found it to be a bit of a gift.