It was a rainy day in the city. I was sporting polka dot rainboots, a yellow t-shirt and a long, blue and gray striped sweater. We were exploring Loyola’s campus, Lulu, Tony and I, when I got an email on my Palm Pre, requesting that I come to the office in 45 minutes for an … Continue reading Sandbox, Part I
When my grandmother passed away, the extended family gathered in their adopted state Arkansas for her memorial service, and to comfort my grief-stricken grandfather. I remember sitting on their worn couch in the living room, where I had spent seventeen summers and sixteen Thanksgivings – we skipped one year because our family had the flu. Everyone … Continue reading Grandpa
“Name says Webby… I’d call him Webster.” It was a done deal after that. She had been to the shelter where she volunteered earlier that morning, where they politely told her that they had enough dog walkers but she was welcome to help feed the dogs, which she had never done and, quite frankly, didn’t … Continue reading Six Months
Today was my last day at Deloitte Consulting, where I spent the first year and a half of my career as a technology consultant. Leaving was bittersweet, as I’m sure it is with all first jobs. I learned a lot, grew a ton, but eventually, I realized I wasn’t as excited for Monday mornings as … Continue reading The End of an Era
Happiest of anniversaries to my parents. We celebrated this year by dining at the Signature Room at the Hancock and seeing Potted Potter — for me, the second time, but just as hilarious. We spent a fun day at the Field Museum over Winter Break, and I got to snap these unofficial anniversary pictures on … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!