Tag Archives: Chicago

A not-so-quiet escape

I made it – I live in Shanghai, China now!  I’ve been here a bit over a week.  I’ve figured out a few things, namely, where I live, which direction is north, where to buy milk, and the best ways to … Continue reading

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Meter remains as a courtesy to cyclists

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How to eat lunch in the middle of the road

Step 1: Obtain friend of similar level of craziness Step 2: Go to the Jimmy Johns at LaSalle and Illinois and purchase lunches. Step 3: Go to the island in the middle of LaSalle just south of Illinois. Step 4: Eat … Continue reading

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Hey Chicago! Voice your opinion for the Ordinance for Bicycle Safety 2008!

I was just recently made aware that the CBF has been working hard at an amendment for some city ordinances on cycling which will help define some legal lines that drivers & cyclists can count on.  I think it’s quite … Continue reading

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Storm carnage…

So I finally got my power turned back on tonight a bit after 6:00…have been without since Thursday afternoon.  Only really frustrating part was throwing out a lot of good food.  Hardest part was trying to figure out what to … Continue reading

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Everything’s back online :)

I’m here in Chicago, IL now, safe and sound. I chose RCN as my internet provider and so far, so good. sting.vanstaveren.us is back up (and now accessable thru port 80), so all should be good. I’m happy to say … Continue reading

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I am moving! (Downtime for anything on sting.vanstaveren.us)

I will be moving starting today – Tuesday, August 29th – to Chicago, Illinois.  If you’re in Chicago and an open source hacker, drop me a note. Being that I am moving, my computers move with me too.  Thus, anything … Continue reading

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