Dinner guests make up a story about a painting of a fireplace. They try to explain who the artist is and how the painting ended up in our living room.
People talk and I record them. This is not Chicago any more than the pictures I saw people taking of the Trump Tower would epitomize the city. It’s just a snapshot of a particular time and place. Baseball comes up a lot.
What are the barriers to being grounded in a culture filled with distractions and how can we separate the signal from the noise to get grounded?