While I pondered, weak and weary... Thursday, 09 December 2021 13:01:39 CST David-Braverman Chicago, Entertainment, General, Geography, Politics, Travel (0) Today's litany of disappointments, with a couple of bright spots: First-term US Representative Peter Meijer (R-MI) has not enjoyed the fallout from taking principled votes his first month in office. Designer David Sotokarlin sketches out a map of what the Chicago El could become, and I would love to see at least some of these ideas in reality. The Washington Post's TV critic Inkoo Kang calls the Sex and the City reboot a "bloated, laugh-free comedy about grief." Travel writer Geraldine DeRuiter ate at Bros., in Lecce, Italy, in her view "the worst Michelin-starred restaurant ever." American expat Sara Zaske's book Achtung Baby follows her adventures raising her daughter in Germany, where children still have the freedom—in fact, the expectation—to take risks and learn self-reliance. Finally, northwest suburban officials continue to track escaped bison "Billy" as she continues her walkabout through McHenry County. She will not be buffaloed back to her ranch!