Jim Edminster

A sometimes contributor to the Windy City Times. Jim is a retired secondary school English teacher and current substitute teacher with the Chicago Public School system.


Stories from Jim Edminster

Homage to the Ginkgo Biloba


The Ginkgo Biloba, chosen as the tree of the year for the Annual Bucktown Tree and Garden Walk July 9 and 10, was fairly well known from its fossils found around the world. The ancient tree's beautiful fan-shaped leaves made it distinctive in the coal veins it was deposited in.