I’ve never actually had a picture bring tears to my eyes before.

A Burmese child asked for more food during aid delivery in Dedaya, Myanmar. New York Times.


I’m sure I’ll come back to this topic many times, since I’m a) from Chicago originally and b) interested in the Olympics from a professional POV, but right now I wanted to get this on the record before I forget:

How much do you want to bet that Mayor Daley shut down Meigs Field in 2003 so he could use Northerly Island as part of an Olympic bid?