Back in August of 2008 (when I was 26-years-old), I wrote a post on here titled Chicago on my mind. It was short and sweet and this is what it said: I can’t decide whether I am caught up in the moment, or whether I’m actually having a revelation. After spending a weekend in Chicago,… Continue reading Chicago on my mind … again
We are back from our week-long trip to Chicago and I must say that this was perhaps one of the most fun and productive vacations we have ever taken. It's funny because this isn't exactly what one expects when visiting Chicago in the winter. But having lived there for many years before moving to NC,… Continue reading Chicago in December
For all you fans of This American Life, you might remember their broadcast of 24 Hours at the Golden Apple way back in 2000. For me, this was quite possibly the episode that got me obsessed with the radio show and I couldn't wait to some day visit Chicago and eat at the diner myself.… Continue reading The Golden Apple…15 years later.
Lucky for us there are enough people in and around our neighborhood who are happy to bend the law and get the wildest and craziest fireworks that would rival with any official 4th of July fireworks show and they tend to do this till at least midnight. And we are happy to share this beautiful… Continue reading 4th of July!
Today, Asha, Arjun, and I met up with Dottie and Maria to watch the Cubs play the Marlins at Wrigley Field. It was Arjun's first game and Asha's second. Both kids did amazing and I am so glad I didn't chicken out from going without Dev. Another reminder that I am so lucky to have… Continue reading Take me out to the ball game…
... sans the piles of laundry and dirty dishes. Because who cares about those! A walk to the grocery store via the 606.