Sep 202008

In honor of getting a paycheck once more, I went on a shopping trip in Lakeview this afternoon. I somehow managed to time it just right to avoid the worst of the crowds for today’s Cubs game. It is a tricky science that involves remembering to check the Cubs schedule for home games and then doing some fast and loose math as to when you won’t be crushed to death on the Red Line by enthusiastic sports fans.

I scored three pairs of super cute shoes for under $100! And a pie plate. For pie. As it is difficult to make blueberry pie without a pie plate, as I realized when I was compiling ingredients for said pie.

My very favorite purchase today was the black patent peep-toe spectators:

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Sep 162008

I’ve been back in Chicago for a few weeks. I started a new job on the 2nd and have subsequently spent all of September thus far scaling the learning curve, taking a lot of naps, and filing an epic amount of paperwork.


The view from my hotel suite in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis over Labor Day weekend.