Category: Blogging

Unemployment Stories: The Judgment Of Others

It has been very difficult to share my unemployment stories. I’m not used to being vulnerable.  Even if I didn’t take the time and sit down to post these stories I’d still feel exposed. For some reason at this juncture of my life, I feel people’s silent judgments and condemnations. For the most part it... Read more »

Uninsured, Unemployed & Obamacare: The Rest Of The Story

It occurred to me that I never finished my Obamacare story that I started a few months back. As I stated in a previous post, the whole process wore me out.  I had to take a step back and and clear my head. Now that I’ve done that, I’ll finish the story next week. Trust... Read more »

Caught By The Grammar Police

Dear Lisa Boucher Cabral, Thank you for serving as the grammar police and catching the errors in my last post. One of the hazards of putting your thoughts and opinions out for the world to see is that you open yourself up to scrutiny.  It’s part of the process that I fully embrace; mostly because... Read more »

The Enigmatic Carlton Knight

Ever so often, someone e-mails me a question or volunteers information about my real estate developer Carlton Knight. For those of you who don’t know the history, he is the driving force behind me starting my blog.  He is the reason “I Hate My Developer” exists. In the pre-Chicago Now version of this blog, I... Read more »

Baby, I'm Back!

I’m sorry for my sporadic blogging these past few months. I’m on the precipice of finally getting my mortgage drama under control so you can imagine the amount to effort I had to put into that endeavor. While I’m still waiting for the final paperwork to arrive but it looks that my life is about... Read more »

IHMD on ChicagoNow Radio

In case you missed me on ChicagoNow Radio last Saturday with Amy Guth and Alex Quigley, here’s your chance to listen.  

Onward & Upward

Thanks for sticking with me as I finished the Price of Foreclosure series. The story surrounding the 4725 South Michigan Condo Association was much deeper than the fire.  I felt it needed to be told even if it took me a few weeks to do so. But there’s a reason for that. As some of... Read more »

And Thank You For Your Support

My Bloggie “Best Kept Secret” finalist nod earlier this year got me jonesin’ for more online glory. So the quest continues for internet props and (hopefully) swag via the Black Weblog Awards. In case my love of Tory Burch and gardening didn’t give away the fact that I’m black, perhaps my profile picture and the... Read more »