Mass shooting during final act of Las Vegas country music festival, Route 91 Harvest: Artists share their thoughts on social media

Mass shooting during final act of Las Vegas country music festival, Route 91 Harvest: Artists share their thoughts on social media
To be honest, I have no idea how to start this blog. What an absolute terrible tragedy. Route 91 Harvest is a country music festival that takes place in Las Vegas every year. It is sister festivals with Chicago’s own Lakeshake Festival that takes place in June every year for the past three years. All... Read more »

Thirty and Single: Finding happiness underneath the pressure

So I’m going to let some of you in on a little secret. Being single and turning thirty comes with a hell of a lot of pressure. I know all of you out there probably have some feelings about turning thirty. And don’t get me wrong I am not trying two invalidate your feelings. This... Read more »

There's a Dating App called Hater? Why yes there is.

There's a Dating App called Hater? Why yes there is.
Recently a friend shared an article with me that listed the most hated “things” for lack of a better category, such as God, sand, jellyfish, anal sex, Eli Manning, and cheap coffee. There’s a random assortment of “things” I never thought I’d mention in one sentence. My question of course was how the hell did... Read more »
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Hotel Amarillo by Caroline Spence -- A song that's been missing from our playlists

Hotel Amarillo by Caroline Spence -- A song that's been missing from our playlists
For my first featured weekly song, I wanted to find something special.  A song I didn’t even know up until the day I wrote this here blog. I found myself perusing YouTube for a few hours when I stumbled upon a song called Hotel Amarillo.  Initially, I was drawn to click on it as I grew... Read more »

Torrential rain and high speed winds hit Chicagoland area -- Driving became no easy task

Wednesday night I met a friend for dinner in a west suburb of Chicago. That was my first mistake.  Sorry Deb- love ya but dinner is not worth what was to come. As I made my way down the tristate, I was blissfully unaware of the weather ahead. I took the I-57 exit that the... Read more »

Chester Bennington, Frontman for Linkin Park, Commits Suicide at 41

I am in absolute shock. About an hour ago, I was telling my brother how I was about to get tickets for the Linkin Park concert at Hollywood Casino in Tinley Park. A friend overhead and came over to share some unsettling news. Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park died hours earlier of... Read more »
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In Memory of a Loving Grams -- You will be missed

In Memory of a Loving Grams -- You will be missed
Mylanta. I have no idea how to start a blog like this so bear with me. My grandma, Olga Marie, passed away today. I wanted to share some memories with you. I remember spending time with my grandparents when I was little. They had a HUGE yard in a Chicago suburb where we spent a... Read more »

Troll calls Kelly Clarkson fat on Twitter -- Her response was perfect.

I don’t understand what tolls are trying to accomplish by calling celebrities, or anyone for that matter, names on twitter. On Tuesday, the Fourth of July, a Twitter member, Cliff Cherokee @Euger23, decided to troll Kelly Clarkson’s twitter with a simple message. “You’re fat” I have a few thoughts. 1. The only positive thing I... Read more »

Chase Rice performs at Lakeshake Festival – Chicago IL 2017

Chase Rice performs at Lakeshake Festival – Chicago IL 2017
I think my favorite aspect of festivals such as Lakeshake, Windy City Smokeout and Fair St. Louis, is hearing music from artists I wasn’t familiar with prior to the event. Sure, you are going to hear great music from favorites like Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett, but I get more excited about the... Read more »
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I decided to move from the city to small town USA and life will never be the same

I decided to move from the city to small town USA and life will never be the same
Due to an unfortunate series of events that started with my apartment being flipped into a condo, I somehow ended up moving from Chicago to, not just the suburbs, but small town USA. I called my mom in over dramatic tears one day.  You know the kind.  The ones that send you into a dry... Read more »