Posts Tagged ‘ Blogging From A to Z April Challenge ’

Zippers and zoot suits #AtoZChallenge

As in years past, this month I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge. 2016 marks my fifth anniversary, and this is the final post in the series! Click here to read them all, in alphabetical order. __ Zippers Invented by Whitcomb L. Judson, the zipper is a Chicago invention. Who knew? Technically, Judson holds a patent on a "chain-lock fastener," which was a Continue Reading...

Youth misspent at the YMCA #AtoZChallenge

As in years past, this month I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge. 2016 marks my fifth anniversary, so to celebrate, I’m hosting Friday Blog-Ins here in San Diego; you can find out more info about where we’re meeting each week on my A to Z Challenge page. My monthly theme is Chicago From A to Z, so stay tuned from Monday to Saturday for new posts on the Windy Continue Reading...

XXX Chicago #AtoZChallenge

As in years past, this month I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge. 2016 marks my fifth anniversary, so to celebrate, I’m hosting Friday Blog-Ins here in San Diego; you can find out more info about where we’re meeting each week on my A to Z Challenge page. My monthly theme is Chicago From A to Z, so stay tuned from Monday to Saturday for new posts on the Windy Continue Reading...

Weird Chicago #AtoZChallenge

As in years past, this month I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge. 2016 marks my fifth anniversary, so to celebrate, I’m hosting Friday Blog-Ins here in San Diego; you can find out more info about where we’re meeting each week on my A to Z Challenge page. My monthly theme is Chicago From A to Z, so stay tuned from Monday to Saturday for new posts on the Windy Continue Reading...

Violence in Chicago: Do #BlackLivesMatter? #AtoZChallenge

Visitors to Chicago may rightly ask: What's the deal with all the gun violence? When you've got Spike Lee making a movie about your city's levels of shootings, and an international nickname like "Chi-raq," I think it's important to shine a light on this issue, and not just skim over it like it doesn't exist. They say Black Lives Matter. But in Chicago, it really doesn't seem like anyone Continue Reading...