Posts tagged "Tom Melk"

A Chicago philanthropist is queen for a day

Jan Melk surrounded by her "court" of admirers.
I’m a huge fan of historical fiction and devour any books by Philippa Gregory, Bernard Cornwell and C.W. Gortner. There’s something about the 17th and 18th centuries that completely captivate me. I love the intrigue, the gowns and the balls and the delicious decadence of the royals. And on April 23, I felt like I’d... Read more »

Chicagoans at Play in the Mountains of Santa Fe

Chicagoans fly fishing at Corkin’s Lodge in Northern New Mexico. Corkin’s Lodge is nestled at the foot of the Brazos Cliffs in the San Juan Mountains of Northern New Mexico.  It covers 700 acres of paradise loaded with scenic vistas, unusual birds, moose,chipmunks, wild turkeys and deer so tame they eat right out of your... Read more »