DAVE VORLAND: It Occurs To Me —Going Home Again

Here’s a final photograph, and some thoughts about it, from the recent trip Dorette and I made to attend the jazz festival in Chicago’s Millennium Park. Marcel Proust, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe all said you can’t go home again. Wolfe even used the expression as the title of one of his novels. But I keep trying. For example, at …


DAVE VORLAND: Photo Gallery — Chicago, That Toddlin’ Town

Bloomington, Minn., photographer Dave Vorland and Dorette Kerian recently returned home after a trip to Chicago for the annual Chicago Jazz Fest. Dave was busy snapping photos while in the Windy City, and here are some of the images he’s sharing.

DAVE VORLAND: It Occurs To Me — The Adventure Begins

About this time in 1965, I arrived at the huge depot pictured above on my way to Northwestern University to begin a master’s degree in journalism. I was burdened down with heavy luggage, so the subway to Evanston wasn’t an option. I needed to transfer to yet another rail line. According the diary I kept, I ran out of time …

DAVE VORLAND: It Occurs To Me — Thought Of Wes Christenson

Today (Monday) Dorette and I returned from Chicago to attend the annual jazz festival, an event we’ve seldom missed in recent years. I also marked the 50th anniversary of my graduation from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. How time flies. On Thursday, we took a subway train to Evanston and wandered about the NU campus, including a stop at …