The world keeps spinning Thursday, 19 November 2020 12:15:15 CST David-Braverman Chicago, Entertainment, General, Parker, Personal, Weather, Work (0) Even though Parker has consumed my thoughts since the election, there are a few other things going on in the world: Epidemiologists estimate that yesterday we passed 250,000 Covid-19 deaths in the US. The original Morton's Steakhouse on State Street, opened in 1978, closed permanently Tuesday, ending my tradition of going there on my birthday each year. In a little bit of good news, the National Register of Historic Places designated Wrigley Field a National Historic Landmark today. And as I sit in my home office trying to write software, it's 17°C and sunny outside. I may have to go for a walk.