• Chicago Diaries

    Go Cubs Go!

    I’m finally a true, red-blooded Chicagoan. I went to my first Cubs game at Wrigley Field. Like any 90’s baby, I’ve kind of had a little obsession with baseball since The Sandlot. There was even a period of time when I was…

  • Chicago Diaries,  Life

    Paintings and Protests in Pilsen

    Art and culture might seem like a luxury at this dark moment, with the Trump administration’s announcement that 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived here legally since 2001 will be forced to leave, and with young Dreamers brought to this country…

  • Chicago Diaries,  Life,  Self-Love

    Ketchup

    Hidey-ho, Crickets! While it’s only been a month since I last wrote you, it feels like it’s been more like four months. Once upon a time, I thought graduating from school meant that I would have breezy filled spring afternoons…

  • Chicago Diaries,  Life

    Field Museum: Mummy Exhibit

    A few weeks ago, I managed to snag another spot to a special, free, and private event at the Field Museum! This time I would be participating in a trial run of their newest idea: a scavenger hunt through certain…

  • Chicago Diaries,  Life

    Chicago Diaries: Spring Edition #2

    Okay, SO I am sure y’all are just as sick as I am of the back and forth weather and the eternal wait for that sweet spot of warmth and breeze that only spring can bring so here’s what we’re…