sister phone calls, leg warmers, and sunshine

It appears that as November clips by, I am facing--once again--a time of transition. (Am I sounding like a broken record?) My internship @ Goodman is now over half complete, and come January, well, who knows! I try not to look at the unknown as a negative. In some ways, it's a blessing to have …

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Shaggy 70’s carpet and apple dumplings

I suppose Chicago is breezy from time to time, sure. But if Chicago is really the "windy city," South Dakota is hands down "the hurricane state." Or something. As I write this, corn stalks and apples and leaves--and heck, probably soon trees and buildings and combines--are whirling about in the gusty South Dakota air out …

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