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Life Rhythms

Yesterday was a busy day but enjoyable, and at the end of it I realized that I've finally settled into a nice life rhythm for the first time since returning to Chicago. I woke up before six and wrote a Five Thoughts piece for Basketball Prospectus. That took longer than it should because I spent [...]

All hail MacBeth!

The other night, I took Amy to a small theater in the Bryn Mawr area of the Edgewater neighborhood to see MacBeth. The CityLit Theater is located on the second floor of an old, cavernous church which has the feel of a decrepit urban high school. The theater itself is a classic small Chicago performing [...]

The muse is still asleep

The muse has been missing the last couple of months. She's a fickle little skank and probably packed off to warmer environs for the winter. Each morning, I stumble into my library, hoping for a torrent of text to spill from my fingertips. I start off the morning banging away on my old Underwood manual. [...]