Posts tagged "Suburban Life"

The Renaissance Faire: History in your backyard

Prior to entering the Faire, you will recieve a speech from the Mayor of Bristol.
The Bristol Renaissance Faire is in full swing up in Kenosha, Wisconsin. On opening weekend a few weeks ago, my partner and I made the drive to finally experience all that the Faire has to offer. For those not in the know, the Bristol Renaissance Faire recreates Queen Elizabeth I’s visit to Bristol in 1574. Visitors and... Read more »

A Comic Tale: Moving from the suburbs to the City

Kyle and I spent months and months looking for the perfect spot that would take us and our pets.
I am so happy to announce that after talking about it for over a year, my partner and I have finally signed a lease on a new place in the City. After May 1st, we will officially be City-dwellers, instead of suburbanites. To commemorate this special occasion, I made a few comics about the process we’ve... Read more »

Fight homelessness and domestic violence with Drink!

If you are like me, you are all for having a good time while helping raise money for a good cause. Fortunately, WINGS, the organization I wrote about last month, is hosting a fundraiser to kick start your weekend this week. You can drink, party, and have a good time, while knowing that the funds raised by WINGS during the... Read more »

WINGS host fundraiser to help women in need

When I hear about good organizations and causes, I like to spread the word. One recent find I have discovered is a program called WINGS. WINGS stands for Women in Need Growing Stronger.  The mission of the organization is to raise funds and awareness to end domestic violence and homelessness. One way that WINGS does... Read more »

Equality Group takes off in Northwest Suburbs

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about a great new organization starting up in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. Stand Up in the Suburbs for Equality has formed to bring like-minded individuals and business together to reach a common goal of equality for all. The organization also provides a forum for businesses and individuals to... Read more »

Stand Up in the Burbs for Equality with Wine and Networking

This Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm, d’Vine Wine and Gifts will host Wine, Women, and Networking. This event is a great way for women in the community to promote and grow their businesses. Every attendee is invited to bring business cards to pass out to other attendees to help spread their message. Though this group... Read more »

REVIEW: The Lucky Monk serves up great everything!

REVIEW: The Lucky Monk serves up great everything!
If you are out in the Northwest Burbs of Chicago and find yourself hungry, you should make a mad dash to 105 Hollywood Boulevard in South Barrington. It is there that you will find declious food and a great atmosphere at The Lucky Monk. I had a friend take my partner and I there, and... Read more »

The Road to Unemployment!

The Road to Unemployment!
It has been a month since my last post. That means a month has passed since I wrote about how excited I was to accept a job in the City of Chicago, as well as how awesome it was that I had finally found a place to live in the City. In all my excitement... Read more »

From Arkansan to Suburbanite to Chicagoan.

I cannot believe Autumn is finally here. I love this time of year up here. Of course, this Autumn I am even more excited because I officially kickoff my transition from suburbanite to Chicagoan. After talking about living in the City of Chicago for so many months, it is finally coming true. Over the next... Read more »

Avoid negative influences on Social Media Outlets!

I cannot believe it has been almost a month since my last post. I guess life just got in the way. However, I am back, and I promise to do better. The main reason for my lack of blogging is that I had planned to take a week off to evaluate where I am in... Read more »