Hello. I’m Andrew Bendelow. I’ve been posting since around 2009 on a variety of cultural and educational topics. This WordPress location is not yet finished (as of 2022), but you can find links to my musical and visual art products, my educational and cleaning services, and consultancies here.
Contact me c/o db’s enterprises, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Among my offerings:
- Images of American thought leaders
- folk rock songs and background tunes
- bespoke tours of Chicago and environs
- environmentally-safe carpet and upholstery cleaning
- basic French lessons
- basic ESL lessons
- basic guitar lessons
Memoir 1965-70: a “down-sizing” with powerful repercussions; my eldest sisters; figuring out my identities and class
According to my sisters, my mother in 1965 feels exhausted keeping five children in the house at 435 N. Elmwood Ave. She is depressed and already an addict, but persuades my father to seek a simpler house in which to manage her energetic brood of five Bendelow children. They select this modest four-bedroom place at […]
I am born at 10:10 pm on May 7th in a room at West Suburban Hospital, in Oak Park, Illinois. My parents are Ernest Bruce Bendelow, 30, and his wife, Patricia, 29. They currently reside on Second Avenue in the near-by Cook County suburb Maywood, but Bruce will soon complete purchase of a three-story, four-square […]
My father’s–Ernest Bruce Bendelow’s–mother and father both came from Scotland to the United States in the 1880s and 90s. My father’s mother, Mary (Mae) Loudon Gibson (1896-1977), and her family came from East Ayrshire, a region south of Glasgow, Scotland. Their town of Dalmellington lies in the Valley of the River Doon, and the famous […]
In all my work, my intention is to leave the world a better place after my work is done.
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