The Gentle Art of Honey Husbandry, from Inner-City Rooftops to Corn-belt Pastureland.
“You wouldn’t happen to have,” I asked the matron sitting next to me on the rush-hour el, “a 32-inch shoelace?” It was the latest offensive in my campaign to get people on the el to talk to me. To communicate. To relate. It didn’t work. She became very interested in the scenery outside her window, […]
March was kidney month. April was cancer. May was mental health month, and June is the month for multiple sclerosis. But at the headquarters of the Chicago chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the two people in charge of the month’s fundraising are having a few problems. “These disease months are for the media,” said […]