Posts Tagged ‘ Chicago from A to Z ’

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...

Uncovering Chicago’s underground #AtoZChallenge

[caption id="attachment_14272" align="alignleft" width="200"] Click to Buy Now[/caption] 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 Continue Reading...

Time-out: A tribute to Prince #AtoZChallenge

Sorry, folks, but today I must interrupt our regularly scheduled A to Z Challenge posts in order to call attention to a tremendous and terrible recent event: The death of Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince was clearly an icon that meant a lot to many people, including my husband, who considers himself a huge Prince fan. He's told me many times about how Prince got him through his youth, with his Continue Reading...

Singing the praises of the Sears Tower #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...