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Chicago Blogger Dies after Laughing Too Hard Watching Ellen (But not really)

Don’t worry, I’m alive.  But I did die laughing multiple times this week.  Ellen is hysterical! Have you watched her show recently? No? You should. Why, you ask? Short answer, because I’m right. If you need more than that, however, keep on reading. Ellen is the opposite of the hate the world has been experiencing lately.... Read more »

A New Year, A New Planner, A Fresh Start

A New Year, A New Planner, A Fresh Start
There is nothing like buying a new planner at the end of a year to cheer me up. For those of us who are single, the holidays can be less than a pick me up. You know what I mean? So we look forward to the possibilities of a new year. I am thirty-one. Single.... 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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Miranda Lambert puts on an amazing show at Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 -- Chicago, IL

Miranda Lambert puts on an amazing show at Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 -- Chicago, IL
I’ve written about her before, and this won’t be the last time. There’s a reason. She kicks ass. Seriously. She put an amazing show on at the third annual Country Lakeshake Festival at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly island in Chicago Illinois. There was no doubt in my mind that I was going to Lakeshake this year.... Read more »