While trying to digest two conversations about religion in Thailand, I happened to notice people prayhing in front of a spirit house, which added another helping of confusion to what I was already having a hard time processing.
The public hospital may be called Stroger now, but to most Chicagoans it remains "County". Dr. David Ansell, an Oak Park resident, has written a memoir of his years working there under conditions that rival some Third World hospitals.
Woody Allen brings us beautiful French scenery in Midnight in Paris, and Careful Peach Boutique of Oak Park brings us lovely French-inspired housewares. If you can't catch the next flight out to the City of Light, welcome a little bit of Parisian style into your life with charming French bistro saucers and more!