Quick reminder and PSA: The days are getting shorter. I hope everyone is enjoying summer.
Recently I’ve made the best investment I’ve made in a while and have set myself up for a pretty awesome summer. I bought an inflatable kayak and can now properly and safely get out on the open water. I will be sharing some of my Great Lakes adventures on Chicago Rants while the water is warm. The purchase was […]
This weekend, I took another trip to Mazon Creek on a traffic-less lazy Saturday. I wish I could say it was one of my more productive trips, but I only collected a small bag of fossils. It was a windy and overcast spring day and I did not stay as long as I would have […]
The changing face of Logan Square makes the headlines every week. I’ll add to the dialog with this quick rant since I lived in Logan Square from 2011-2013, and considered moving back in 2016. And very recently, the debate focused on 2 buildings at Sawyer/Spaulding and Milwaukee, a building I used to live in, and their […]
An odd anniversary quietly snuck by the other day. As of March 2016, Chicago Rants has been the voice of a twenty-something’s adventures around Chicagoland area for 5 years. A half-decade is quite a lifespan for a personal blog, and I wanted to make a post to mention a mile-mark that few sites ever hit. Starting a […]