Posts Tagged ‘2011’

Packard Plant


Allow me to preface – the entire city of Detroit does NOT look like this.  Just most of it. I kid, I kid. For reasons unbeknownst to me, I have some strange fascination with urban decay.  Decrepit and rotting buildings are just extra rad.  I don’t want to set up shop and have friends over, but I do […]

September has pros and cons.  Cons:  back to school, winter looming, and the end of open-toed shoes.  Pros:  football, changing leaves, cooler temperatures, fall clothes, pumpkin lattes and only a month left of baseball.  Sportscenter over the summer is the worst.  An overpaid fat dude spitting in the outfield and diving for a ball is NOT a highlight…  but I digress.   September means the […]

After much planning and copious emails, 3 of my college girlfriends and I procured a beach house in Kill Devil Hills for Labor Day weekend.  We all live in different parts of the country and one of us moves around the world more than Carmen Sandiego, so it was a sizeable task to get us all in […]

Starved Rock


I’ve been struggling with the fact that summer is coming to an end.  It was fast, furious and awesomely fun.  It’s only a matter of time before I’m bundled up in 37 layers and hating myself for choosing to live in a frozen tundra of a city, so I have to make the most of these […]



 Since my car decided that A/C was unnecessary in August, I mixed up my morning commute and took the train into work.  I haven’t posted in a while and felt inspired by the change of scenery, so here are the results of today’s CTA experience.  As an aside, this prompted me to think about an […]