the adventures of an incurable optimist

Month August 2007

story from the road

yesterday, with my Discover Chicago class (see my last post), we travelled south as far as 71st and Jeffery (which would be, I believe, the South Shore neighborhood) and also made stops in Kenwood, Hyde Park, as well as Bronzeville…. Continue Reading →

discover[ing] chicago…

love this quasi-permission? permission? piece at 510 w Sheridan. a brief note from my travels around Chicago with our class of 21 first years, Bro Mark and Lil Bit [here’s the official description of DePaul’s Discover Chicago concept]… things go… Continue Reading →

my favorite e-card yet this year!!

how awesome is this …. HAHAHAHAHA. thanks germie6! 🙂

two films about chicago

i really do mean two films, this isn’t one of those ’43 conversations with the woman’ or ‘-8 degrees between’ or whatever movies, where ten seemingly disconnected characters are discovered — sometimes gradually, but nearly always with some kind of… Continue Reading →

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