Posted inNews & Politics

Reader to Reader

“Look,” the old man said, stopping me as I walked down Lincoln Avenue. “They moved out and left them behind!” I looked through the window of the empty storefront, which until recently had housed a computer store. Sitting close together were three gray-and-black cats, a mother and two kittens. I’d seen them a few times […]

Posted inNews & Politics

Reader to Reader

Dear Reader: Last Thursday night I was standing in line to pay at the Dominick’s near Sheridan and Foster. In front of me was a couple who must have been in their 70s, waiting with a few groceries. After the cashier rang their total, they handed her a handful of food stamps. The cashier looked […]