Tag Archives: chicago

Check and balances: Michele Bachmann meet Greenpeace

Not to sound too dour, but let’s face it – things aren’t looking good. Throughout my Chicagoan childhood, I’ve experienced some rather intense Midwestern storms, yet this summer’s anomalies of basement floods and hiding from tornadoes in restaurant storage space … Continue reading

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hear me Roar.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe I hope that when I’m this woman’s age I look something like that. As most are probably aware – and believe … Continue reading

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rasie the roof.

“Raise the Roof: Chair” http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/raising_the_roof_chair?size=_original Since coming home from Vietnam, I have encountered the obvious forms of culture shock. Yes – I continue to be amazed  at how quiet the streets of Chicago seem and that no one is trying … Continue reading

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shades and secrets.

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” -Roald Dahl Sometimes you just have … Continue reading

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June 22, 2011.

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” -G.K. Chesterton

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