Monica Reida has written for a variety of publications. She lives in Milwaukee with a cat and enjoys being the awkward quiet person at parties.

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  1. tashi deleck, monica–yeah, it’s a lower case saturday morning–“aatire and socks” good start for some sort of writing… but, now am curious, ‘socks’? why socks? what about socks? dunno why but the word is just staring at me…the word ‘socks’ in your list of interests…umm, anyway, on with your show!

  2. Believe it or not, “socks” are not on that list just so I could make sure that people are still paying attention. I love socks, very nice socks too, to the point that I go nuts when I see an ad for a socks sale in the newspaper.

    But they’re not drab socks or gaudy socks, I have quite a few pairs of rather nice argyle socks, a pair of trouser socks with a vine and leaf pattern on it and quite a few maroon socks. In short, I like interesting socks that aren’t loud, just a nice way to liven up my usual outfits of black dress shirt, black vest, black dress pants, black blazer.

  3. Hello, I’m working on a museum exhibit in Iowa City about social determinants of health (housing, education, etc.)

    I’ve been researching the Chicago Housing Authority for a piece about public housing. I love the photo you posted in your blog of the Robert Taylor residents painting the stairwell. Would it be possible to contact Brad Hunt for permission to reproduce this image in our exhibit? Feel free to send me an email. Thank you!

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