Tag Archives: weekend trips

En Français | Montréal, Québec

Un jour, quand nous dirons: “C’était le temps du soleil, Vous souvenez-vous, il éclairait la moindre ramille, Et aussi bien la femme âgée que la jeune fille étonnée, Il savait donner leur couleur aux objets dès qu’il se posait, Il suivait le cheval coureur et s’arrêtait avec lui, C’était le temps inoubliable où nous étions […]

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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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Feels Like Home

Nowadays, home is a word with an increasingly flexible definition. It means Wilmette, whose geography is etched into my nervous system, and Chicago, where I’ve always loved getting lost. It means Los Angeles, where a gaggle of family (and might-as-well-be-family) members have settled. And home now means Virginia, whether we’re talking about my current town […]

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