NATO Protest Chants 2012

Hate it or love it, NATO is here in Chicago. While the summit doesn’t start until tomorrow, the expected protests are in full effect. This morning I found out about a march toward Rahm Emanuel’s home in the Ravenswood neighborhood. When I saw the newscast I saw what seemed to be 100-150 people gathered in a park. By the time I arrived, I was surprised to see approximately 500-600 protesters marching toward the Mayor’s home. Continue reading

A Machinist’s Workshop

My girlfriend’s father is a great machinist. In his home shop, he works on his own air pistol prototypes. He uses all kinds of big fancy machines for this. Now, I have no clue how to operate them or how they work, but I do know they make a lot of noise. Noise is kind of my thing, so I don’t think I could ever forgive myself if I didn’t record them before I went back to Chicago. Luckily, he was more than happy to help me out. Continue reading