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RomComs I can watch over and over

The reason for this post is because I’ve recently celebrated my anniversary with Michael. Feel free to either gush or puke here. But, it also got me thinking about movies since soon enough the humidity will be at reasonable levels, and it’s sounding nicer and nicer to cuddle in front of a movie. Also, Michael …

Exploring but really going for the chicken

This Labor Day weekend, we decided to venture to the Irving Park neighborhood and surrounding areas. We’ve been trying to explore more to A) find a new neighborhood to move to, and B) just see the most of Chicago. We really got a great feeling about Irving Park. Michael said, “It’s nice that it doesn’t …

September reading: The Life and Death of Sophie Stark

I recently went to an author reading and discussion at the bookstore Women & Children First featuring Rebecca Makkai and Anna North. I really wanted to go see them because I’ve read Makkai’s The Borrower and quite enjoyed it, but I’d also seen North’s The Life and Death of Sophie Stark on several to-read lists. …