Quote of the Day – Mordor Edition

The run into Chicago through Lake County, Indiana always reminds me of Frodo & Sam approaching the borders of Mordor: The vegetation gets blighted and unhealthy looking; there are murky pools and low-lying swamps that look like they could contain anything from tentacled horrors to Blinky the three-eyed fish; whole neighborhoods of rusting industry and boarded-up homes can be seen from the highway; and atop a giant black pinnacle on the horizon is the malevolent, unblinking red eye of Mayor Daley… Or maybe it’s just the aircraft warning light atop the Sears Tower; it’s hard to tell from a distance. – Tam, Chicago, part one:

I needed something to grin about today…

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