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The year I started working

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For some people, the penny is a waste of effort. It costs more to make them than they’re actually worth, so why bother with them in the first place? I can understand this line of thinking, but I respectfully disagree with it. For me, a penny is a momento from the past, and a chance to be transported back in time, if only for a moment. And so it was today, when I bent over to pick up a 1978 penny…

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09.20.14 ♥ 0

A cloud swallowed up most of the John Hancock building. Only the faintest of evidence remained. #Chicago

09.19.14 ♥ 0

MCA got it right

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Today the term “MCA” came up in a work-related context, and it reminded me of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys. I googled “MCA Beastie Boys” and came upon many interesting things, and two images in particular that I wanted to share.

The first was a shot of the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC(and Jam Master Jay) on the roof of a building, probably in New York, and probably somewhere around 1986 or…

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09.18.14 ♥ 0

My dad would call this TIE, or takin’ it easy.

09.14.14 ♥ 0

Chico’s the tiniest dog I’ve ever seen. Hola Chico!

09.09.14 ♥ 0

Long live rock

So Gene Simmons has proclaimed the death of rock and roll. Dr. Love has branched off into another field, apparently.

09.07.14 ♥ 2

This one was taken at #WrigleyField. I’ll call it Billy Bud. #Cubs #MLB

09.06.14 ♥ 1
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Exif Data Zoom A century with the Cubs (some of them, anyway)

Back in the early days of this season, I was asked by WrigleyvilleNation to write something about a 

A century with the Cubs (some of them, anyway)

Back in the early days of this season, I was asked by WrigleyvilleNation to write something about a 

09.05.14 ♥ 0

The hybrids and the hummers really are two different tribes.

09.04.14 ♥ 0
Get up, Stand up

One of the topics I’ve never written about in this space—and there are many of them—is the music of Bob Marley.

Get up, Stand up

One of the topics I’ve never written about in this space—and there are many of them—is the music of Bob Marley.

09.03.14 ♥ 1