Chicago
Family

Family

“…let your mom and sister know that they are family to us now too. If they want to come “home” with you, I want them to know they are welcome. Them being your family connects them to us as surely as your DNA does. It’s not a game of tug of war to see which...
Stripped Down

Stripped Down

I remember 17. I remember graduating (a smidge early) and diving recklessly into the working world. I had a gorgeous, talented, musician boyfriend, a crap load of self-confidence and just enough seed money to pay for a months rent and security deposit. We eagerly moved out of our parent’s homes and started looking for jobs....
Chicago Cold - Company is Kin

Chicago Cold – Company is Kin

I come from Chicago – a place where we bond because EVERYONE GETS COLD! Black, white, red, (ultimately blue), gay, straight, drunk, sober, right wing, left wing, Cubs fan, Sox fan, (OK I’ve gone too far) … but we all – get – cold.  Not just cold, but violently cold.  The kind of cold that...