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Our (bartered) wedding in pictures

Our September 1st, 2013 almost 100%-bartered wedding in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago… a day of Best Decisions, ending with the best of them all, becoming legal Best Friends. I found out a week before the wedding that I couldn’t get ready at the venue. I reached out to a guy I had met twice, for all Read more…

Wedding: Six months later, still a great decision. Phew.

1/2 a block from this non-descript, gritty, urban corner, in the heart of vibrant, noisy Pilsen… is a door that leads to… The Secret Garden. Aka where we’re getting married September 1st. We had dinner there [well, at Honky Tonk BBQ down the street, the Garden’s owner] last night, our first time back since we chose the space in Read more…

Wedding: Six months later, still a great decision. Phew.

1/2 a block from this non-descript, gritty, urban corner, in the heart of vibrant, noisy Pilsen… is a door that leads to… The Secret Garden. Aka where we’re getting married September 1st. We had dinner there [well, at Honky Tonk BBQ down the street, the Garden’s owner] last night, our first time back since we chose the Read more…

How I went from pig roast at abandoned convent to my wedding

You may notice a HUGE difference in this post than in all previous posts since I started this blog three years ago. I’ve been doing something wrong for basically my whole life, ever since taking typing classes on those slick Commodore 64s in Chairavalle Montessori’s “lab” [it was more of a broom closet at that point]. Read more…