I live in Vancouver, and work as a librarian and occasional copy editor. I like coffee, vegan pancakes, well made books and knitted things, cats and bikes and music that's sometimes hard to listen to. When I'm not working, I'm usually messing up the kitchen or dreaming up places to go with my camera.

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Chicago, Part III

Lippincott family treeThe Lippincott family tree, Charles Lippincott, 1880. This photo, and the next four, were taken at the Newberry Library's 125th anniversary exhibition.

Lippencott family tree

The Anvil, 1933The Anvil, 1933.

Map of the mouth of the Chicago RiverMap of the mouth of the Chicago River, Frederick Harrison, Jr., Chicago, 1855 (after the 1830 original).

The United States in One ViewThe United States at One View, H. Phelps, New York, 1847.

Fritz Pastry

Fritz PastryThis was my last stop before saying goodbye to Chicago. Fritz Pastry has excellent vegan donuts – I brought a whole box home on the plane! They also make the very best cherry scone I've ever tasted.

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