Books ‘n’ Breakfast: Bennison’s with a side of Bukowski

There’s nothing like having a great cup of coffee with (insert favorite breakfast food here) and a good book, to start your day. Granted, I don’t actually get to do that unless it’s the weekend or I’m on vacation, but I fully plan on doing so everyday when I retire in like 40 years. During…

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“But, It’s Cold” – The Chicago Night Life Struggle

In case you didn’t hear, it’s still winter in the Midwest. Chicago is notorious for its brutal weather (see In Spite of the Polar Vortex), however I had comparatively minimal complaints this year. Last year we had an epic winter and I felt some sense of pride in my ability to “rough it” in treacherous…

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Intentionality

This world is for the intentional. It’s the kind of place where I should thrive. I should rule. I’ve considered every step, of every day. I lay in bed every morning, thinking about how I’ll eventually get out. The actions I’ll take. How my muscles will shift. Setting my toes on the cold floor just…

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