It is late into the night and I entertain myself by watching the passengers’ head rolling from side to side with the the gentle, and sometimes not so gentle rocking of the train. My traveling companion fell asleep about an hour before. Sleep had not overtaken me yet. In fact I feel wide awake. Every…Read more »


This week has been a transition week because  I came to Chicago to stay with family in order to finish the visa process. I love Chicago.  It is such a vibrant city, full of life, and color, and diversity. Let me back up a bit though and talk about the week leading to Chicago. Packing…Read more »