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2014 Challenge: July – Lollapalooza

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It happened. I finally caved. I spent a silly amount of money and headed to Lollapalooza, my first multi-day music festival here in the heart of Chicago. Chalk that up as July’s activity in the 2014 Challenge. Day 1, I ventured via red line to Grant Park with my sweet “baby” cousin and her friends, Day 2 hung out with my improv friends and Day 3 sold my ticket and opted for a sail on Lake Michigan. This girl knows…

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2014 Challenge: April? – Guitar Lessons

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… And we’re back for the 2014 Challenge round-up. Although this month, I’m cheating a little bit. April was a huge month for me, including getting a new job, a new apartment, new improv adventures – new everything. In all this new-ness, I didn’t participate in any new activities or classes. But have no fear! I doubled up in March and took guitar lessons through a partnership between the Old Town School of Folk Music and Second City. The four-week…

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Take On Me

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Between the rainy skies, the passing of a beloved actor, saying farewells to family and lack of sleep this just seems like a sleepy, surreal week. This song popped up and I thought it summed up the feeling of this week perfectly.   Source: YouTube, BuzzFeed…

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Excuses, Excuses

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Oh man. I really left you guys hanging there. I swear there are (some) good reasons. If I could sum up life lately in one photo it would look something like this: What’s that? That’s called the Death Waltz. It’s a parody composition by John Stump that is supposed to be impossible to play and includes score notes like, “move cattle downstage,” “balance your chair on two legs,” and “bow real fast – slippage may occur,” – and that’s just…

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