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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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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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Okay, so…

Last night I turned on channel 11 for a second and there were four women on the screen and an interviewer asking questions.  The four women were talking about violence.  I missed most of the program and came in at … Continue reading

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Okay, so…

We had a warm day, in Chicago, so 21 people were shot, 7 shot to death.  

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Chicago…I took this a couple of summers ago

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Chicago has the best mayor anywhere. Mayor Lightfoot, cleared out the lake front and parks. She’s a no nonsense woman who knows what’s important and how to get the job done. The woman rocks.

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Chicago…(I wrote this BEFORE I got the book) 2 pictures

chicago is ALIVE not because of the people who live here she’s alive on her own she’s beautiful intelligent dark moody dangerous extremely violent CLOUDY loving protective electric always hungry ROMANTIC captivating CREATIVE lustful artistic POWERFUL dynamic BOLD generous open … Continue reading

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