Tag Archives: commute

The Things We Carry

I love seeing people carry with them the things they love. A kid with a basketball, roaming the neighborhood or dribbling down the lakefront trail. A girl on the train with a guitar packed into a soft case and strapped … Continue reading

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Choosing Sides

We moved to Chicago in 2010 and told Robert straightaway, “We have to pick a team. Cubs or White Sox.” For Robert, there was no picking to be done: he was a Cubs fan. Not a die-hard fan, but fan … Continue reading

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Why I Should Hate The Bus – Part II

In addition to these things, I have actually experienced all of the following on the bus: Sitting for twenty minutes right next to a girl with whom I (a) went to law school for three years, (b) shared two classes and many … Continue reading

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Why I Should Hate The Bus

So here’s the thing about the bus. I defend it against all the naysayers. I defend it against the drivers and the walkers and the folks who are lucky enough to live next to a train line. I defend it, … Continue reading

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Chucks And Why I Agonize Over What To Wear To Work

My brief and wondrous stint with unemployment ends tomorrow. I will miss midday workouts, leisurely weekday breakfasts with Husband, and voracious pleasure reading. In preparation for my first full-time office job, I’ve spent the last few weeks looking for business … Continue reading

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