Archive for December 2016

Eulgy on Rob Sherman: to an atheist dying young

Eulgy on Rob Sherman: to an atheist dying young
A few weeks ago I saw Rob Sherman’s congressional campaign bus  in front of a locally-owned fast food place. Rob Sherman, was a long time atheist activist who was killed in a small plane crash on Friday.  His plane, a kit, had apparently been down a few hours in a farmer’s field near Mc Henry,... Read more »

All I want for Christmas is a Dibs Chair

All I want for Christmas is a Dibs Chair
With the first couple of snowfalls in Chicago I am reminded of a tradition called “Dibs”, which probably goes back to when Mrs. O’Leary’s cow was a pup. Even back then, when you shoveled out a spot for your horse or your horse and carriage,  you put out a piece of furniture to block another... Read more »