If you’re visiting from the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge, welcome!

I participated in this year’s 7th annual Challenge for my fifth year in a row as a blogger, and for the first time as one of Holton’s Heroes. (We’re the minions that make sure all the links from the main page Linkie go to real blogs, and not spam pages.)

Need a reason to join next year’s Challenge? How about 10? Here’s my list of Top 10 Reasons to Join the A to Z Challenge.

See below to read my blog posts from this year’s challenge, in order, and check out the links to my previous challenge posts, which I’ve turned into ebooks.

2016 Challenge: Chicago from A to Z

This year’s theme reveal: I decided to write about my hometown, Chicago.

Here’s my list of posts, in alphabetical order:

Prefer to read all of my posts in one place – along with plenty of bonus material? Pre-order a copy of my Chicago from A to Z guidebook, available June 30!

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A to Z Challenges Past

In addition to my 2016 posts, I’ve also participated in the A to Z Challenge since 2012. Here are my past themes, for your reading pleasure:

I also wrote a series of “Ninja Weapons from A to Z” posts in 2012, which inspired my “69 Ways Ninjas Can Kill You” page, just in case you’re into that sort of thing.