The little guy

The little guy Ah well. I always have a weak spot for "the little guy". You know that guy, the one that tries really hard but gets zero respect, or acknowledgement of his talents, or achievements. I identify with the little guy, because I am…

Chicago Snapshot redesign

Chicago Snapshot redesign So, I purchased a pretty advanced and fancy WordPress theme from www.themeforest.net. It cost me $65, so one of the more premium themes that were well built and responsive. Responsive design is when a website changes…

Spring

Spring 2021 So its March. About a year since the pandemic has been effecting the world. It's been mentally tough on me, and most likely everyone else. I have been pretty depressed. Also had my cycles of anxiety. I had been unemployed before…

Chris Trott

Starting over I decided to wipe out my one, original site, and start fresh. Over the years I owned many domain names. The very first domain I registered was number-9.com I have no idea what is on that site now. Then I registered pixelfight.com…

2021

It's 2021, New Year's Day So it's a new year. Nothing has changed for me...yet. Last night, my parents and I had champagne. It was good pick my father. It was not technically not champagne I think, I saw the label, it looked Italian. Champagne…

Chicago

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Born in Blue Island I was born in Blue Island, Illinois at St. Francis Hospital and grew up in Riverdale. Riverdale borders Chicago on its Southern edge. So, yes I am a Southsider. I was born in 1972 at that hospital. St. Francis became Metro…

Hopelessness

This COVID 19 pandemic I have been hiding in my house I would say 90% of the time since last March. I only goto the grocery store, gas station, drive thru bank lanes. I did slip out to the local bar maybe 12 times or so. Also at the bar,…

17 Years

The beginning of Chicago Snapshot My website www.chicagosnapshot.com is 17 years old. I registered .com .net and .org back in 2003. It’s went gone through some changes over the years. First it was a street blog, just random photos of interesting…

The Witches Hour

  The Witches Hour This horrible pandemic Ever since this pandemic started (March) or so, I have been at home. I only go out for groceries, or the drive thru bank, or the gas station. Maybe 10 times I slipped out to a bar. The bar…

Social media rots your brain

Banned from Twitter So I got banned from Twitter. This was the third time, separate accounts . I don't think I said anything too bad, and not anything that would warrant a knock on the front door early in the morning. It started when I was…