Archive for July 2012

Chick-Fil-A loses out

All I wanted was a crack at one of those yummy crispy chicken sandwiches I fell in love with during visits to the South, any time I wanted. When Chick-Fil-A announced that it was coming to Chicagoland, with their funny billboards showing cows saving their own hides by promoting chicken, I clicked my heels like... Read more »

Barack, We Hardly Knew Ye

In the past week, I had the very same conversation with friends of various political stripes, and the oddest thing happened each time. No one yelled, no one’s eye bulged out in hostility. Everyone agreed. The firebrand lefty, the well-heeled retiree, the young urban professional all agreed. It was so peaceful and collaborative. And rare.... Read more »