Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Visits with Al

 In much the same way that I was intrigued by the Chicago Stockyards and Packingtown, I became intrigued, even moderately obsessed, with the Lexington Hotel, Al Capone’s headquarters at the corner of Michigan and 22nd Streets. The result of this … Continue reading

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Visiting “The Jungle”

In 1987, after fifteen years either coaching college soccer or running an indoor soccer club, I was hired to teach history for the first time. It was Wheaton Christian Grammar School and I taught U.S. History to 8th graders. In … Continue reading

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