Posts tagged "Jim Johnson"

Chicago Now Blogapazlooza: Top of the world baby!

Chicago Now Blogapazlooza: Top of the world baby!
Welcome to another Chicago Now Blogapalooza! This is a writing exercise from our community manager Jimmy Greenfield who chooses topics for us to write about from time to time to keep our skills honed. This week’s challenge is to publish a post in one hour about this topic: “Write about a period or moment in... Read more »

What makes Thanksgiving so darn special?

What makes Thanksgiving so darn special?
In this world, now filled with so much chaos and danger, the thought of gathering around the table with family and friends seems like a damned good idea. Never before have I so looked forward to this holiday. Chuck and I have lost so many loved ones recently, including his mom and one of our... Read more »

Why National Fried Chicken Day should be renamed Mary Lee Johnson Day

Mary Lee Johnson --Undisputed Queen of the Kitchen.
Today is National Fried Chicken Day and I hate to admit this, but it’s my favorite food in the world and it’s all because of Mary Lee Johnson from East Carondelet, Illinois. Mary was like a second mom to me. I knew her all my life as she had even been there when I was... Read more »
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