Saturday, December 12, 2009

Leaving Chicago

It's only natural to think highly of people when they are far away or no longer in your life. The things that bothered you fade and you begin thinking, "Hey, he wasn't such a bad guy. I kind of liked him. I hope he's doing well."

The same applies to the neighborhoods and cities where you have lived. You drive away thinking about the people who you were fortunate to know and deeply thankful for the close relationships you have made. So as I packed up and left Chicago today I began thinking about the people I'd be leaving behind. I also thought of the fond memories over the last four years, such as those below...