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No Exercise In Stagnation

As I began my senior year of college—you know, when the only thought on anybody’s mind is “What’s next?”—I thought I had it all figured out. I’d be swooping myself right back to Chicago as soon as I removed my cap and gown, and that seemed to be that. I told my friends and roommates […]

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Not Enough Chicago

A few weeks ago, I flew home for a fleeting 28 hours. It was all I could spare without using a vacation day, and believe me when I say: it was not enough Chicago. No, it wasn’t enough Chicago at all. But it was just enough time to make me remember why I missed the […]

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