Archive for January 2012

Adventures in Married Dating: King Spa & Sauna

Adventures in Married Dating: King Spa & Sauna
When you picture date night with your spouse of almost 10 years, what comes to mind?  Dinner and a movie?  A live show?  I decided to shake up date night this week and do something that probably hasn’t crossed your mind.  An evening out of Chicago, out of our attire, and into a whole new level... Read more »

A Door Opens & the Past Swooshes In

A Door Opens & the Past Swooshes In
Last week I received an email that has thrown me for a loop. A good loop, I think, yet one that has released a flood of memories, a feeling of loss and perhaps even a glimmer of hope for the future. It started simply enough, with an email on LinkedIn that had as its subject... Read more »

Why the Show Modern Family Has Gotten Old

Why the Show Modern Family Has Gotten Old
I need to share something.  I’ve been holding it in for at least a year, hoping things will get better, but they haven’t.  So it’s time for someone to finally speak up, and I guess that person will have to be me.  Like I said, I haven’t wanted to, but after last night I feel I... Read more »
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Revolutions and Evolutions at Families in the Loop

Revolutions and Evolutions at Families in the Loop
Wow, 2012 is off to a roaring start.  It must be because Families in the Loop’s January theme is “New Year’s Revolution.”  What great timing, because major transitions are afoot all over Families in the Loop’s little universe. The first exciting revolution starts with this blog.  I don’t know about you, but I had such... Read more »

Mom's Not-Entirely-Forgotten Field of Dreams

Mom's Not-Entirely-Forgotten Field of Dreams
I’ve decided that I hate the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  Oh, I’m sorry.  I’m a mom.  I’m not supposed to say the word “hate.”  I’ve decided that I strongly dislike the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My homeroom teacher first asked me... Read more »