Category Archives: Chicago

Sheep in the yard…

sheep in the yard hard for a city kid to imagine there were no wooly ewes or lambs grazing when I looked out of my window not in Chicago no fuzzy friends baaaaaaing behind the apartment buildings or bungalows not … Continue reading

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A few of Chicago’s giants…I LOVE them so much. (reblog from a couple of summers ago)

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Chicago…

All Chicago Public Schools will be virtual, at least in the beginning, and maybe for the entire year, depending on how they feel the safety situation is.  Kids are testing positive, so are teachers.  Apparently teachers were talking about striking … Continue reading

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Chicago…

One hundred people were shot over the weekend.  Fourteen dead, including toddlers.  I don’t think anyone can understand why these things keep happening, unless they’re in it, part of it.  Looking at it from outside, it won’t make any sense.  … Continue reading

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Chicago…Our beautiful flag is on the right…

Chicago has an ATTITUDE.  I’m sure every city does.  The ATTITUDE, at least for some of us who were born and raised here, and never left, is one of, “OH YEAH?  TRY ME.” That Chicago Attitude is reflected beautifully in … Continue reading

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Okay, so…politics in Chicago…same old, same old.

There is a petition to get BILLIONAIRE Gov. Pritzker out of office.  They want to “RECALL” him.  I think that’s a great idea, but when I read WHY they want him out, I didn’t see the reasons I wanted him … Continue reading

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Sears Tower (AKA Willis) has no power. There’s 6 feet of water in the basement and com ed can’t get in there. We have broken records for rain. Lots of stairs…lots and lots of stairs. .

picture:  Pixabay.com

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Here’s another link…for gun violence in Chicago

https://news.wttw.com/2019/11/11/wttw-launches-new-digital-series-firsthand-gun-violence

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A couple of new PBS shows on gun violence in Chicago…

https://interactive.wttw.com/firsthand/gun-violence https://www.pbs.org/show/firsthand-gun-violence/ This is unacceptable.  It has always been unacceptable.  I’ve lived in Chicago my entire life and I’ve never had to live the way the people in these stories live, because I’m white and live in a different neighborhood.  … Continue reading

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April 15th…happy snow

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