Becoming who we are
friend is a beautiful woman. Simply sitting across the table from
her, male and female friends agree, adds pleasure to a meal. She
is also in her late 40s and confesses that recently, when stopped
at traffic lights, she finds herself taking a quick look in the
rear-view mirror, smoothing out her laugh lines with her index
finger, and wondering about getting a face-lift.
mind can be a passionate organ, too"
is hard to resist the temptation simply to gush-about the University
and its people, about the city and its people, about the excitement
of being a member of both groups. At a recent and magnificently
warm welcoming event on Navy Pier, I poached on an essay by Nicholson
Baker to describe Chicago as a city of tall thoughts.
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