At Large Elevated Blogging
posted by October 14 at 13:25 PMon
Landed at Chicago’s Midway Airport about fifteen minutes ago. I’m already on an Orange Line train headed downtown to the Loop, where I’m going to meet up for a late lunch/very early dinner with my brother and his “partner,” a.k.a. this woman with whom he’s been involved for years now but absolutely refuses to marry. She refuses to marry him too—at least she has a good reason—and isn’t that your straight privilege for you right there? Get married, don’t get married—whatever you want! You’re straight! Up to you! It’s magic!
Anyway, riding a fast, reliable train from the airport to downtown Chicago—$2. Getting to vote for Prop 1 this November and help bring real rapid transit—fixed-rail transit—to the Seattle area? Priceless.
And here’s an ever-so-slightly lovelier picture of Chicago from the train…