So Close…

The countdown to the Olympic announcement inches forward.  The current tally: 9 hours, 8 minutes, 2 seconds. I have been scanning new stories on a continual basis to get the buzz.  The cliff noted findings: Very very close, but if forced to pick just one, odds makers say Chicago wins.  However, experts also note that front-runnerContinue reading “So Close…”

Obama to Denmark

Countdown to the Announcement: 3 days, 23 hours, 4 minutes. And all the Chicago supporters get a little more excited… Obama would be the first U.S. president to take on such a direct role in lobbying for an Olympics event. […] Obama is also mobilizing his administration on behalf of Chicago’s bid. Senior adviser Jarrett,Continue reading “Obama to Denmark”

Chicago 2016…The Countdown…

The Chicago 2016 decision will final reach its apex in a mere 7 days and 15 hours.  Or so the Countdown To The Decision tells me. On that note, here is humourous, well-written email I recieved second-hand…good stuff… From: A Creative Mind <Redacted@gmail.com> Date: Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 8:15 AM Subject: To: A Less CreativeContinue reading “Chicago 2016…The Countdown…”

Obama & Chicago 2016

The stars need to keep aligning… Any president would have an interest in helping an American city win an Olympic bid. But none has been as closely associated with an Olympic proposal as Obama, and the emerging effort by the White House is unusually pointed in its attempt to wrap the campaign around the president andContinue reading “Obama & Chicago 2016”

Chicago 2016

  Celeb began a discussion this morning on the ever-popular topic among us living in the city–the 2016 Olympic games. As PC pointed out, the IOC committee who will ultimately make the selection arrived in the city today to be wined and dined.  Messages from famous Chicagoans like the President, Michael Jordan, and dinner withContinue reading “Chicago 2016”