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From the Ashes - Wallet Design

So 2 days ago, while walking direct-route at about 8:15pm on a Sunday night I was robbed at gunpoint. Yes, at GUNPOINT.

This was right by the same park that me and Max took these photos. That neighborhood is generally a very safe neighborhood to be in, but during this time of year crime spikes everywhere. For the record, I was not in the park, but walking direct-route past it and it is very well-lit and a very residential neighborhood. I guess I was just in the right place at the right time. Even sitting in the police car afterward, there were people milling about - walking their dogs, just walking, etc. So weird.

Needless to say, I was without my phone for 2 days as well as had to re-collecting any cards I had, my CTA card and... wallet.

This is where my craftiness comes in. I searched the internet and stores all over town for a wallet that was worthy enough to top the old wallet I had which has been an amazing design for about 5 years... but no luck. Not to sound picky, but everyt…