Posts in category "Hidden Gems"

TenISee Roadtrippin': Nashville or Bust

TenISee Roadtrippin':  Nashville or Bust
I was a huge fan of country music back in the 90′s.  I’m talking member of the Faith Hill, Shania Twain, Alison Kraus fan clubs type of huge fan.  I had a cousin who looked like a Dixie Chick and parents who indulged our love of 90′s now-extinct country artists.  We went to Garth Brooks... Read more »

A Different Kind of Windy City Bucket List

Gotta be honest with you, I hate the phrase “bucket list”.  There’s just this sense of finality to it that negates an admirable attempt to genuinely enjoy your surroundings.  That, and it conjures up images of Jack Nicholson’s eyebrows.  ::Shudder::  So why include a phrase I dislike in my headline?  Well, “Checklist” sounded a little... Read more »

Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It's Back to Chi I Go: The Return of the Prodigal Daughter

Okay, so it’s more like “back to the Chicagoland area I go”, but that doesn’t sound nearly as catchy in a blog post.  Or in a Disney song.  But it’s hard to put this feeling into words. After an epic (I know that word’s overused and I’m 29 and not a teenager, but there’s no better... Read more »
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    On the surface, I may appear as any other 29-year old Gisele Bündchen look-a-like (okay, okay, maybe not Gisele.... Kate Upton), but if you look a little closer you'll see that I'm like Batman dressed in an Indiana Jones fedora: I have an adventurous life that is filled with travel, brunches, insane stories from teaching and coaching in the city, and a luck of the Irish that rivals that of the Lucky Charms leprechaun. Want to win a radio contest? Rub up on me. Umm, I meant figuratively.

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