Maybe ‘Home’ Is Not Where You’ve Been, But Who And What You’ve Loved

By Marisa Donnelly

I watch the city lights flicker into view as the plane descends. There’s the familiar catch in my chest as I try to make out the Sears Tower, the lakefront, the little line of highway that extends to my suburban home. Every time I return to Chicago, it’s the same feeling — a mix of excitement and fear, a fullness and a…

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