Archive for July 2014

217: The House that Built Me

First off, please forgive me for any spelling errors or grammatical issues. Im currently at open mic night conquering my fears and typing this on my phone. So hard to pick between two loves… music or writing? Lets make it both! What wasn’t hard to choose was a topic for tonight Blogapalooz. A person place... Read more »

Republicans Lead House of Representatives to Sue President Obama: What is happening to our country?

I’m getting ready to go out for a fun open mic night when I decide to check the Tribune’s website like I do from time to time. I don’t have television so often internet news is my only connection to the world. What do I see but an article that stopped me dead in my... Read more »

What To Do When Your Heart Breaks

The world can sometimes be a vicious, heartbreaking, confusing and extremely strange place. I’ve had my heart broken a time or two and I can honestly say it is one of the worst traumas anyone can go through. I’m not just speaking about heartbreak from a relationship, but also from a loved one passing on,... Read more »

Living Simply: Finding Time, Money and Sanity by Identifing whats Important

My life is chaotic. I can’t even imagine having a husband and kids because there is already so much I have going on and so much I worry about. I watch my amazing cousins who have young children and just wonder how they do it! I mean I have a few fish, two cats and an... Read more »

15 Pounds Down & Counting: A Gradual & Healthy Way to Lose Weight

I have been a fairly unhealthy person with my eating and exercise. I don’t like “dieting” or exercise for that matter. Like many friends and family members, I’ve struggled with weighing more than I should. Well I’m doing healthy on my terms now. I’m excited to have an outlet like this blog to share my... Read more »

That’s Steven F’n Tyler! : Aerosmith at the World ( Tinley Park's First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre )

That’s Steven F’n Tyler and that’s Joe F’n Perry were pretty much the lines of the night. Traffic was bad on the way. A few accidents and a burning semi followed by a gas spill (I hope everyone is okay) delayed our arrival at the World. Yes- It’s still The World to me. I don’t... Read more »

Comfort Inn & Expedia: Never Booking Third Party Again

In July, I made hotel reservations through Expedia at Comfort Inn- Forest Park in St. Louis, MO. My friends and I had planned to stay close to Forest Park where Fair St. Louis was going on for the 4th of July. It was a three day event full of bands that we were excited to... Read more »

Sox Fans Create an Eight Round Wave at Comiskey during Saturday Nights Game against the Astros

Sox Fans Create an Eight Round Wave at Comiskey during Saturday Nights Game against the Astros
Saturday night my wonderful sister invited me to a Sox game at Comiskey (US Cellular field, yea yea…). We had front row tickets in section 101. It is two sections from dead center towards right field. Don’t let me fool you. I know next to nothing about baseball. I know the basic rules as I... Read more »

Review from the Rooftops: Billy Joel at Wrigley Field

Review from the Rooftops: Billy Joel at Wrigley Field
I had the pleasure of being invited to a work party on top of one of the Wrigley Rooftops. This was my first time seeing a concert at Wrigley and my first time at one of the rooftops. We sat atop 1032 Waveland. The rooftop was far enough away from the back of the Billy... Read more »

Time to Stand Up for Our Country, Earth and Future

I’ve noticed an increasing trend of those around my age not caring about what’s happening in the world.  Don’t get me wrong, I understand much of what is going on makes us feel hopeless, helpless and confused.  I know that a personal problem I have is to ignore certain events and issues.  If I don’t... Read more »