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Thundersnow prints at Navy Pier

Prints from the Thundersnow series will be part of the NM Design House Designer Showcase at the Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show April 24 - 28, 2014.

Little fish, big fish…
Wish you were here
The snow is finally gone and has released its treasures.
Look
Yesterday at the beach.

Chicago cabby remembers reign as Iraq's boxing champ

Today we had the best cab ride home from the airport. Our driver was Estaifan Shilaita and we were all slack-jawed listening to his story. 

There is actually a documentary about him in the works. Have a listen to his interview on WBEZ and check out the trailer for the movie.

Before Estaifan Shilaita was a cab driver in Chicago, he was Iraq’s national boxing champion, reigning in the ring from 1968 to 1976. He tells Worldview what it was like to box before Saddam Hussein came to power.

The Heinz rainbow