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We’re with the band (MUCCA PAZZA!)

Have you ever wondered what became of your former high school marching band members?* Well if they live in Chicago, there’s a chance they are now performing with Mucca Pazza, “a marching band that thinks it’s a rock band.” I found out about this gloriously delightful performance group through my friend Anh, whose boyfriend Brent […]

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Two years in Chi-town

As I was walking home from yoga class the other day, all bundled up in my winter gear, I was thinking that only a Chicagoan would think nothing of trekking to the gym in a snowstorm. Β And I guess that’s a sign that it’s official. Perfect timing, since I just hit two years in Chi-town! […]

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Daaaaa Dash!

Saturday morning, I ran my second official 5K! Tamara scored free registration for the both of us when her friends couldn’t make it last minute, and invited me along. And so, I found myself amidst hundreds of other mustachioed, aviator-clad runners at the Soldier Field Ditka Dash! It was a really fun time! In my […]

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Clang, clang, clang went the trolley (party!)

Many of my Chicago friends have summer birthdays, which make for fun birthday parties. My friend Evelyn just celebrated hers with a Trolley Party! If you’re not from the Midwest, you may have never heard of this concept before – at least I hadn’t. But everyone assured me it would be a blast, and it […]

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