Tag Archives: CTA
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
That’s it, dudes. That’s all I’ve got in me. Happy Photo Friday.
[This is the most recent in an ongoing series about my love/hate relationship with public transportation in Chicago.] Public Service Announcement: It is not illegal to take photos in public areas of CTA stations. Last night two CTA security guards … Continue reading
I spent the last few weeks working in planes and airports, balancing my laptop precariously on the tray hanging from the back of the seat, poised to throw my body on top of it like an overprotective mother when the … Continue reading
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
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
As the only member of my family not living in the suburban town near Phoenix where my parents bought a house ten years ago, I often find myself defending city living. Sometimes I’m just trying to convince somebody to move … Continue reading