With fifteen years into our house, we’re the old-timers now. It’s us that are now bedrock of a community.
Chance buying Chicagoist was an opportunity to do something big. But we’ve seen bupkis.
It’s a big, diverse, cosmopolitan city with amazing public transport and bike lanes everywhere, and its Frederick Olmstead-designed Parc du Mont-Royal in the middle of the city is an incredible treasure.
I bestow on you my annual list of favorite newsletters. From the five dozen I read regularly, here’s the good stuff.
We need to create ideas. We still need to come up with new concepts to solve problems, create new ways of doing things – and we don’t have the benefit of being Paul McCartney
It would seem nice to just get on a plane and find yourself somewhere better, right?
It’s been an awful long time since I wrote to you. The truth is I’ve been writing a lot since then, just not for you.
Well, there goes the Biden Administration.
Instead of gawking, let’s focus on building the future for mankind.
Bored with it all. All of it. Done.
I am jonesing for travel and crowds in the worst way imaginable.
America in 2021 will experience a battle between the builders and the holders. Where builders believe their main challenge is to make better versions of everything, holders struggle to keep things the same, or even tear down changes made by builders that alter the customs they cherish.
There are a few things I want to take from 2020, that were either forced upon me, or learned through trial and error.
Here is my annual update on newsletters I like, and that you should be reading.
I marvel at writers who constantly dash off fully formed thoughts and ideas, quickly turning them into plays, poetry compendiums, op-eds, novels, and witty bon mots for social media.