Posts tagged "Millennium Park"

My buddy and me

When my daughter was born and I had weeks of the baby blues, I would tell my mom, “I don’t think she likes me.” The lack of reaction to my every effort from my newborn was frustrating for someone who thrives on audience participation. When Amelia finally smiled, after two months of some of my... Read more »

The Holidays...Chicago Style!

Christmas is one of Chicago‘s best seasons…it makes winter tolerable for a while!  Being a Chicago-native, I have so many favorite holiday memories from my childhood that I am trying to pass onto Cooper and Cole.  I know the holidays are a busy time, but here are a few options for you to consider checking out... Read more »

Happy Fall Equinox

Today is the Fall (Autumnal) Equinox.  Technically, it is when night and day are nearly of the same length and the Sun crosses the celestial equator moving southward.  It layman’s terms, it means the first day of fall is here and summer is officially over…BUMMER!   During my July 8th entry, Yikes…Summer Is Half Over,... Read more »
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Cooper's 2010 Chicago Tour

Cooper loves Chicago.  He wants to work there, live there, go there everyday.  He loves the ‘towers’ (tall buildings), Lake Michigan, the statues, the museums, everything…except the traffic.  Even a three-year old recognizes Chicago has traffic issues.       One day we were visiting Amelia and he found her book Good Night Chicago.  Cooper was hooked!  It’s a... Read more »

Yikes...Summer Is Half Over Already!

I love the 4th of July, but it’s kind of a bummer holiday as well.  You see for me, the 4th marks the half way point of summer and just like the rest of us, I tolerate November through April (more like October through May) for our fantastic Chicago Summers! So here I am with summer... Read more »