As a reaction to the Industrial Revoultion in the 19th century many big cities built parks as green getaways from the noise and pollution. Chicago's great parks were mostly conceived and contructed between the end of the Civil War and the early 20th century. Humboldt Park, on the West Side, is one.
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Monday, April 5, 2021
Sunday, April 4, 2021
However you celebrate I hope you're having a Happy Easter! My highlight will be watching my first Cubs game of the season (working during the first two).
Thursday, April 1, 2021
This is a promotional trading card for Orel Hershiser's first book, Out of the Blue. The hardcover was published on April 1, 1989 followed by the paperback on April 1, 1990. I've had a stack of about 90 of the cards for 31 years. No fooling.
Sunday, March 28, 2021
It's not National Trading Card Day but I came across these and felt they were blogworthy at any time. You can't go wrong with six of the best and most popular players of our time.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Do you like oddball sets? If so, this should fit the bill. It was issued by the Metz Baking Company in 1993.