Chicago Childhood Favorites

An illustration of how kids played during my childhood. Today kids do not play outside much.  I recall always wanting to be outside as kid.  The only thing that would prevent that was homework.  Video game systems were still in their infancy;  a visit to the arcade was more likely.  I took a moment to…

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Autobiography Pt.1 – Food Stamps and Gov’t Cheese

Life began for me in Chicago, Illinois in 1979.  I was born to two teenage parents.  Within three years two of my siblings, one sister and brother, would be born.  The relationships that we developed with our parents and each other shaped the rest of our lives.  My sister and I were born while my…

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