I am sitting in a deep-dish pizza shop in downtown Chicago. The smell of the 3-inch-deep pies competes with the excited voices of customers for owning the room.

Red and white table clothes, accents from around the world, and energy you can almost reach out and touch in the air. Americana is on full display.

Leonard Woolsey: 409-683-5207; leonard.woolsey@galvnews.com

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Karen Alberstadt

I love your perspective and agree with your conclusion that performing a task to the best of one's ability is a reward unto itself.

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