Intermission: A Monday Reflection

Excuse me while I take a short intermission from my typical farm-girl-in-the-city reflections and semi-embrassing short stories!Two of my great aunts passed away this week, one from each side of my family. Their passing contributed, in part, to what felt like an especially grounded weekend--grounded in a gritty, earthy, even laborious sort of way.I have a favorite …

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The Notorious Nomad Settles

I'm just, just getting resettled in Chicago. Blogging right now is a little risky. Anything I write sets me up for a definite (and now public) whoa, that's really what you thought? or a little did you know...a few weeks down the road.But I'm blogging anyway. Here's why:I was trying to get on the 'L' (the train) the other day …

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