Dear Person Bringing a Bike onto the El on a Sunny Day

Dear Person Bringing a Bike onto the El on a Sunny Day, Hi there. I'm Austin. The guy next to you. The guy squeezed against the dirty-with-God-knows-what window on this Blue Line train. You might be wondering why I am in this position, my face pressed against the glass, my legs splayed awkwardly. Well, it's … Continue reading Dear Person Bringing a Bike onto the El on a Sunny Day

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Dear Jean Baptiste Point du Sable

Dear Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, Hi there. My name's Austin. You don't know me. We've never met. In fact, we never will meet, because I won't be born for about 200 years. But anyway, I hope this letter finds you well. I have some good news for you! You know how you just moved … Continue reading Dear Jean Baptiste Point du Sable