As we approach a weekend of bittersweet transition, I’ve only got one question for you.
After giving us an exceedingly cold and snowy winter, the Weather Gods are blessing Chicago and other parts of the Midwest/Northeast with unseasonably cool weather later this week. Think mild and pleasant mid-September temperatures, rather than hot and humid mid-July ones.
Is your birthday coming up? Is one of your favorite pastimes to give yourself regular 3 AM panic attacks with WebMD self-diagnoses? Perhaps you should read no further.
Guys! Today is the autumnal equinox, and although it's been fabled since the days of Annette Funicello beach romp movies that summer is the time for having all the fun and doing all the sexing, research has found that the fall is actually the Season of Fuck. Sorry, I meant the Season of Tender Caressing and Lovemaking.
This is a busy month for Bolivian "witches," called yatiris by the Aymaras indigenous group in El Alto. August is the month between winter and spring in Bolivia, and thus it is a critical month for farmers. According to the Aymaras, the Earth deities are hungry for offerings during this time, and thus the Aymara…