Category Archives: PLACES

Out of the way places in Chicago where you can go to wet your taste for adventure, learn something new and renew your spirit.

The Peace School

At the Peace School, teachers tell their students that each one of them has the power to help build a more peaceful world. The first step, they say, is to learn how to breathe. At a peace conference held last … Continue reading

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A Look Inside of a Sculptor’s Studio

One day, Mike Helbing had an epiphany when he was a soldier in the Vietnam war. “It came to me that all war was about was destroying things and I wanted to create things. I was sitting under a gum … Continue reading

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First Aid Comics Prospers on Chicago’s South Side

I stopped by my friendly neighborhood comic book store the other day just to browse and hangout a little. I like the store’s friendly atmosphere and enjoy listening to the witty repartee that goes on between James Nurss, the owner … Continue reading

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A Message From the Owls

I was in Barnes and Nobles on State Street a few days ago drinking coffee and scrolling through the images in my camera when the guy sitting in the chair across from me asked if it was the new Olympus … Continue reading

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