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You can take the girl out of the ‘hood, but you can’t… well you know the rest

I’m sitting up in bed, giving up on sleep for a little while longer as it’s currently denying me its comfort. It’s the kind of windy Chicago night that I love; the sound of the wind blowing both ferocious and familiar. Tonight it’s a little different though; I hear wind chimes too. I’m enthralled and… Continue reading You can take the girl out of the ‘hood, but you can’t… well you know the rest

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(Not so) Wordless Wednesday – Chicago

Early morning view from Navy Pier

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Mentoring: A great way to pay it forward & share what you know

I strongly believe in the power of mentoring and have written about it on a few occasions. I've profiled the Latino BIGS of NYC program as well as touched upon what it's meant in my own life. Being involved in the development of our youth has been a personal mission since I was in my 20s… Continue reading Mentoring: A great way to pay it forward & share what you know

Moments

My gypsy life: Two countries, four cities, 35 places I’ve called ‘home’

As I was walking today I realized I was near one of the many streets I lived on while growing up in Chicago. I've talked about my gypsy life before, but I had never actually counted how many places I've lived in my 41 years on this earth. Turns out it's right about at 35.… Continue reading My gypsy life: Two countries, four cities, 35 places I’ve called ‘home’