Archive for July 2012

List 3: Eating in Edgewater/Andersonville

List 3: Eating in Edgewater/Andersonville
I moved to Chicago 5 years ago and have always lived in the 48th Ward. Part of what I like about the neighborhood is the variety of good food nearby. Below is a list of recommended items from 40 of my favorite food places in Edgewater and Andersonville. The locations range from specialty grocery stores... Read more »

List 2: Shoe Memories

List 2: Shoe Memories
Last week I wrote about aspirations. This week my topic is a lot more down to earth. Actually touching the earth to be precise. Like many women (and men) I like shoes. As I’ve grown older my shoe collection style has become more focused on quality than quantity, and there are a lot fewer heels... Read more »

Why Project Runway Didn't Make List 1

Why Project Runway Didn't Make List 1
As Hank Williams Jr. never said, “Are you ready for some Runway?” I’m excited for the return of Project Runway tonight. Since the season finales of Game of Thrones and Mad Men our tv’s primary use has been to play Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on repeat and occasionally stream a post-kids’-bedtimes movie from Netflix.* I don’t watch many reality shows,... Read more »
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A rejected addition to List 1

My husband had a suggestion for something that should be on my list of unattainable goals Organize the stuff in the basement Ha-ha! Very funny! Seriously though, he’s probably right. That’s never going to happen.

List 1: Unattainable Goals

List 1: Unattainable Goals
This is the first list of many. Below are 40 things I will not be doing or experiencing before I turn 40. Many are related to childhood dreams that were not properly tended. Others are newer aspirations. I’d love to do or experience these things, but they’re just not going to happen, at least not... Read more »

Watch this space

I’ll post the first list on Monday. In the meantime, you can obsessively read the about page. See you soon.
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