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Saying Goodbye to Chicago

On the Chicago River in 2004, the visit right before I moved. The Trump building is now where the Sun Times building is here.As some of you know, I have recently been wrestling with the decision to leave Chicago, a fabulous city that I've called home for more than 5 years.  After weighing my professional options, personal feelings, and overall desire for change, I have decided to say goodbye to the Windy City and move to Philadelphia, my hometown. 

I have always known that I would want to reunite with my friends and family on the East Coast, and this summer feels like the right time.  I look forward to the energy and motivation that will come from this transition. 

I have made many amazing friends in Chicago, and I will sorely miss your frequent company.  You have welcomed me into your lives and I will be ever grateful for your friendship.  You know that I will be back in the Midwest often, and now you have the perfect excuse to visit the city I've been extolling for so long. 

Thank you so much to everyone who offered their support and advice throughout this process.  It feels good to know that I have friends and family who care about my future. 

So, in a few short weeks, around July 21-22, I will be packing up and heading East.  So spread the word and get ready for my return to Philly!  

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Reader Comments (2)

Welcome back to the City of Brotherly Love - our sports teams are better ;-) Or at least we like to hope they are...

June 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJess

Hey. If you need a place to stop on the way back to Philly, the house in Cleveland is always open and we have a guest bedroom and fairly decent-sized driveway for a moving vehicle. Also, of course, you can always stay an extra day and check out another Great Lakes city (Cedar Point's open and there's the brewery).

June 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda

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