Posts in category "Buddies Motherfuckers!"

De-weaponizing the word geek: An interview with Geek Girl Chicago

If I could go back in time and do some things differently in my 20’s, I’d find Lauren Faits and beg her to be my best friend. She is, in a word, phenomenal. You can read her blog here on ChicagoNow – Geek Girl Chicago. You want to read it. It will make you powerful... Read more »

The sad and salty story of Puff Dummy (why you should never stop listening to your mother)

The other day, I was all set to write something about the Listen to your Mother Chicago show when I heard this little voice from downstairs saying, “Nikki – I’m so cold! So cold! Come warm me up in the microwave and put me in your bellay!” As I walked down the stairs, I heard... Read more »

It's okay that my kid's friend's parents aren't my friends

My kids have some funny friends. I love having them here and I love when they take the time to have a little chit chat with me. We have so many weird little conversations on the fly! Such great kids. All of ‘em. I know my kid’s friend’s parents. All of them! We are friendly,... Read more »

Let's be buddies, Motherf*ckers!

Unless you have a problem with comprehension, are not a regular reader, or a new reader of my blog, or are just un-observant to the n’th degree, you know that I have toyed with leaving ChicagoNow a couple of times. Why am I still here? Because ChicagoNow is where my buddies are! (I realize that... Read more »