Because I had told Amit the story of the Rickshaw Run in India, he made a special cocktail inspired by my adventures. I don’t know everything that was in it, but he called it the Jaipur Cocktail, and it hit every mark. Continue reading Green River
Two years ago, Chicago was slapped one morning with mounds of wonderful snow. On cue, Taylor looked at me and I knew what we had to do. Continue reading Winter Wonderland
The story of Pearl Jam is the story of friendship. It’s the story of love. It’s the main reason why they have been among my favourite bands as they have spanned my college years thru young and old adulthood in Chicago. They have spanned my high school friends, among my best friends to my post-college friends, among my best friends. Continue reading Pearl Jam with Derek — 20 August 2016
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This particular moment is certainly among the best. … Continue reading Every Day Is Christmas
Unlike any other airport in the world, O’Hare feels like home. Even now, after three years leaving the Windy City, … Continue reading Chicago. Chicago.
Last year was filled with traveling, both in and out of the country – all over Thailand, Chicago, New York, … Continue reading 2015: Year in Review – TRAVELS. It’s a Small World, After All.
Fifteen years would pass before I would realize my dream of working in the Loop, the area bounded by the … Continue reading I’m Busy Looking Up
2003 seems like both a long time ago and only yesterday. After being unemployed for ten months, I had started … Continue reading Uma Thurman Struts Up Damen Avenue
Down 2-0 to the Mets, I could hang my head. But I won’t. Instead, I reminisce about how I felt … Continue reading “Go Cubs Go” 10/7 Times
Taylor is a New York Giants football fan. For the past five years, I’ve been trying to get him to … Continue reading Taylor Watches the Cubs, Part One