Monthly Archives: April 2011

Strolling the city

Chicago is a sprawly town. There are pros and cons to this, but one of its delights is that you can live here for decades and know every doorway of one stretch of street and still be clueless about the … Continue reading

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Historical bits and bobs

The New York Times writes about the nifty pieces of the past that we find in our old houses. Among the things we’ve found are newspapers under the floors (one from 9 months before the stock market crash and the … Continue reading

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