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"But we can’t move when we’re expecting a baby!”
That was my grand rebuttal to my husband’s declaration that he had found a house for us ... in the suburbs (cue the shrill scream).
Forgive me, but I’m one of those “city people.” I walk everywhere at a fast pace, relish the blistering noise and wax poetic about Chicago on a daily basis. Architecture! Michelin Stars! The Art Institute! Every evening, I would slouch on the well-worn sofa of our Michigan Avenue condo and watch the clouds turn pink before the skyscrapers switched on like night lights. The city glittered.
When Empower Illinois president Myles Mendoza and his wife Carrie relocated from Castle Pines, Co. to downtown Chicago six years ago, the couple faced a difficult decision.