Archive for September 2011

Adele sings a song about me!

Every once in a while a song comes along that just captivates me. “Someone Like You” does that to me. I cannot quit listening to it. It reminds me of “The Song Remembers When” by Trisha Yearwood. If you have never heard that song, it is about songs that always take you to a certain... Read more »

The whore is moving...

I am so sad today. When I first moved to Chicagoland, I noticed that I had a very, shall I say, active neighbor. He was friendly; but maybe a little too friendly. At all hours of the day and night, he had a constant line of men in and out of his apartment. They would... Read more »

A fond farewell to one of my favorite loves...

So, I had that awkward moment that one can only have with an ex. The visit had been planned for months. I never predicted it would be weird at all. I thought it was be fun and we would rekindle what we had for a few days. However, it was awful. You know what I... Read more »

My first trip outside of Chicagoland in 8 months, 22 days

I can’t believe I have been in the Chicago area for 8 months and 21 days. It seems like forever; while at the same time feeling like yesterday. I have several posts in the work; however, I just had to explain my absence over the past week. For starters, Fred is doing better. My gangsta... Read more »

Frugal Fun: Oktoberfest in Palatine

If you are any where near Palatine this weekend,  be sure to come out to the Rotary Club’s Oktoberfest. The free festival kicks off tomorrow, Friday, September 16, 2011, at the intersection of Brockway and Slade in Palatine. The festival celebrates German heritage including its’ awesome food and music. The traditional keg rolling ceremony starts... Read more »

Fred: The Gangsta Hamsta

So I have the baddest hamster ever. I do not know what it is about my animals that make them so awesome, but they are. Fred, a gift to me from Kyle last year for my birthday, is just a bada**. He makes Chuck Norris look like a wimp. Earlier this year, I got him... Read more »

Remembering 9/11: Alzheimers & Memorial

Remembering 9/11: Alzheimers & Memorial
I hope you are ready for the most link filled blog post I have ever done. However, my day was that awesome. I woke up this morning, and instantly read my newspapers. After that, Kyle and I started watching Good Morning America’s coverage of the 9/11 Memorial.  Once you start watching those things, you get... Read more »

Hurricane David: What do you know about him?

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of Hurricane David’s final landfall. Now, I do not normally write about history; however, I found it fascinating to know that there was a hurricane named David the same year that I was born. It was also the first male name to be retired, as male names had just started... Read more »

Do something good on 9/11

As I am sure everybody is aware, this coming Sunday marks the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America. Everyone is going to be making posts about where they were, what they were doing, and how the events of that day affected them. I know for me, I found out about the attacks while... Read more »

Palatine goes to the dogs..

Palatine goes to the dogs..
Businesses and residents from all over the northwest suburbs turned out on Thursday, September 8, 2011, for Palatine’s Canine Carnival. The carnival, geared towards furry friends, was held at the Fred P. Hall Amphitheater. Even though it started to sprinkle when the event started, the spirit of the event was not damped in the least.... Read more »
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