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Can’t beat a view like this one #Cubs #Chicago #WrigleyField

08.28.14 ♥ 1

It’s the thought that counts

It’s the thought that counts

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My next door neighbors are good people. I think of them every time I hear some people on TV railing about “illegal immigration.” It seem like a bigoted, racist term directed at people that the speaker doesn’t know the first thing about. “If they speak Spanish and have brown skin, get them outta here.” It’s antithetical to what America is, in  my mind.

One day earlier this summer, as I was…

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08.25.14 ♥ 0

Hoping for some good luck (at Abraham Lincoln’s tomb)

08.25.14 ♥ 0

My first ChiArts apparel. One week until school starts!

08.25.14 ♥ 0

A lifetime of following the Cubs

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I recently had an opportunity to take in a beautiful view of the Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan, and Wrigley Field at the same time. I enjoyed them all, but the one shot that I wanted to have with me in it was the Wrigley Field vista. That speaks volumes as to who I am, really.

I started following the Cubs by watching their games on WGN, Channel 9 in Chicago. The first time I tuned in was late…

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08.24.14 ♥ 0

#Chicago is the city in a garden, so sights like this one aren’t uncommon, and they’re always worth appreciating.

08.23.14 ♥ 0
Camera: Photo Booth
Exif Data Zoom In Technicolor

Today I was futzing around with an app called Photo Booth on the laptop, and found that smiling for pictures just looked dumb.

In Technicolor

Today I was futzing around with an app called Photo Booth on the laptop, and found that smiling for pictures just looked dumb.

08.20.14 ♥ 0

A Champion at Wrigley Field, at long last! #Cubs #Chicago #MLB (at Wrigley Field)

08.19.14 ♥ 0

Some pretty serious fog in #Chicago today. (at John Hancock Center)

08.17.14 ♥ 0

We aren’t post-racial in this country

We aren’t post-racial in this country #Ferguson #Justice #USA

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Who was it that declared America to be “post-racial”? I don’t know where this term came from exactly, but I can tell you where it comes from in general: from the minds of white people who want to ignore the racial past and present of this country.

I am white: always have been and always will be. And for lack of a better word, this fact colors practically everything about the world I live in…

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08.17.14 ♥ 1