These are a few of my favorite things...

newsprintboats:

Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines
he wrote a poem
And he called it ‘Chops’
because that was the name of his dog
And that’s what it was all about
And his teacher gave him an A
and a gold star
And his mother hung it on the kitchen door
and read it to his aunts
That was the…

ill-noise:

this falls under “parenting, your doing it right”

ill-noise:

this falls under “parenting, your doing it right”

fuckkyeahchicago:

thedailyfeed:

The streets of Chicago are officially more dangerous than a war zone: Murder victims outnumber U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan this year. And the stats get worse:

While 144 Americans have died in Afghanistan in 2012, a whopping 228 Chicago residents have been killed, and the murder rate is up a staggering 35 percent from last year. That’s a rash of homicides quadruple the rate of New York City’s, and police and crime experts fear it may only get worse.
This week, Chicago announced it will allow police in the cash-strapped city to work overtime at time-and-a-half pay in order to put more officers on the street.


killing is a mindless act perpetrated by heartless individuals.

fuckkyeahchicago:

thedailyfeed:

The streets of Chicago are officially more dangerous than a war zone: Murder victims outnumber U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan this year. And the stats get worse:

While 144 Americans have died in Afghanistan in 2012, a whopping 228 Chicago residents have been killed, and the murder rate is up a staggering 35 percent from last year. That’s a rash of homicides quadruple the rate of New York City’s, and police and crime experts fear it may only get worse.

This week, Chicago announced it will allow police in the cash-strapped city to work overtime at time-and-a-half pay in order to put more officers on the street.

killing is a mindless act perpetrated by heartless individuals.