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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

I’ve Been Away

I’ve been away visiting my parents in Pennsylvania.  It’s a grueling drive, but I love seeing the grand old mountains of the Alleghenies and being in a more serene environment.  … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Our New Skyscraper

Even though I don’t care for Donald Trump, I do like the new Trump Tower built here in Chicago a year or two ago.  It’s a beautifully sited building that … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · 6 Comments

What You Saw of the Summit

A friend called me in Michigan Sunday night and said, “Turn on your TV.”  It was live coverage of a standoff between a crowd of protesters and the Chicago police … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

The NATO Getaway

My husband and I are among the lucky ones at liberty to flee Chicago in advance of the NATO summit.  For months now, I’ve been doing nothing but writing, keeping … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 8 Comments

May Day Meditations

I WAS RUSHING out of my office building the other day when I ran smack dab into a May Day parade.  It took me a minute to realize it wasn’t … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 4 Comments

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