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spent yesterday in a happy haze of slack, lazily cleaning out my closet and rearranging some stuff, contemplating a foolish venture in temporary roommatehood (someone please remind me why it would be unwise to host someone for 2-4 weeks in my 1br, even in the name of a really good cause, one which kept them […]

i look forward to tonight’s inevitable displays of illegal fireworks throughout the city — of which i should have a grand view (on the west and south sides, at least — sadly, it seems the Sears Tower will prevent me from watching the guys up in my old ‘hood get their boom on). my camera […]


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Trib: Tremors from a moderate earthquake centered in Downstate Illinois rattled people awake across the Chicago area Friday morning, … The earthquake, which measured 5.2 on the Richter Scale, struck at 4:36 a.m. near the town of West Salem, Ill., about 60 miles northwest of Evansville, Ind., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An intitial […]

today’s commute

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excerpted from an email i just sent to a mailing list: > > Anyone else (try to) take the Blue Line to work today? > Rumor has it that it’s not working. Like. At all. Well, it certainly wasn’t at the time! > As for their use of the word ‘delay’, I can’t help but […]

so i’ve been thinking about moving for a while. not just the january carbon monoxide debacle, but, you know, … i miss printer’s row, and i wish my furnace wasn’t so damn LOUD. (i have to pause the tv if i’m trying to watch something and it kicks on. it gets old.) and it’s extremely […]