Today I am marking five years of living in Chicago. This is longer than I’ve lived in any one town since Nashville, which is where I lived when I became old enough to be even aware of living in a place (age >1-8 or so). And so I painted the flag of this city I love unlike any other on the fingers of my left hand. The four stars are for four significant events in the city’s history as chosen by vexillographers or whatever, but I think I have lived here long enough to assign them to four things for myself, now; it’s a fun distracting task. I think those things would have to be:
So that is what I’m thinking of, today.