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Weekend Observations

River North will never be my scene.  It just won't.  Even if I get to see lovely friends there.

For the first time in my life, I made it on the "board" of a video game.  And then I didn't know how to put in my initials and put in AAA. :(


I'm not the girl who's going to wait for brunch at a new place (that takes reservations) when there are a ton of delicious places around the corner.  Note: make a reservation for The Robey.


The weekend was full of comedy and I think we all need some comedy right now.


Thursday we started at Unabridged Books.

Saturday we got to Green Mill for Paper Machete 45 minutes before it started and got the last table.  I walked away with a to do list: calling representatives, looking up some laws, etc.  One girl did a piece like "Ann Frank" ... amazing.  Another on women's rights...amazing.  There was a little stand-up: How come guys are called bros, almost as a compliment, and their female counterparts are called basic bitches?

Then we went to one of Mike's friend's solo shows at Second City.  It was actually really great.  I would tell you all how to get tickets, but we went the last day because that's how we (ehm Mike) roll.

I'm pretty settled in to working at Cafe Mustache and New Wave in Logan Square.  They have my vibes.  And now I'm so excited because it looks like a place is opening a block away from our place!

I'm currently swamped with our gala we have at the end of this month.  When working for a small non-profit I am suddenly a graphic designer (in word) and it takes me 3 times as long as it should.  So yeah.  That's what I'm up to.  If you're free Feb. 24 and interested in supporting a good cause: give.nephcure.org/CountdownChicago

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