Water is often on a Californian’s mind. Californians know to turn off the tap while brushing their teeth, let their lawns go brown, and (the diehards) even flush every other time they pee. Since the move to Chicago, I have come to find that this water consciousness is a part of who I am, as… Continue reading Water

The ABCs, or A Bat in Chicago

I have been volunteering a great deal this summer, as I search for a new career. Twice now, I have had the pleasure of volunteering with The Nature Conservancy/Chicago Park District/Cook County Forest Preserve. Each time I have sighted some amazing wildlife, right in the middle of Chicago!