Archive for October 2017

Music is the Ultimate Time Machine: Book of Love's Witchcraft

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It’s really cool listening to an old song and noticing something that you’ve never noticed before. Hat tip to Nina from You Know Neen for the headline idea. Recently, I added 90s Techno Tunes to my Spotify Playlists and have been listening to some old school synthpop while running. I discovered a reference to Dark... Read more »

Can we move Halloween already?

Last week was unseasonably warm for October; Sunny and temperatures in the 70s, even 80s.  But this week is more season appropriate and on Halloween the expected forecast is 50s and maybe even rainy.  It is time to embrace the practicality of celebrating this holiday on a day other than the last day of October.... Read more »

Why I hate financial services online sites

Like many people, I have two retirement accounts: the one at work because of matching funds and the one that is the culmination of past jobs’ 401K accounts that got transferred once the job terminated. About once a quarter I attempt to log into my retirement online accounts to see how they are doing. I... Read more »
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Blogiversary: 5 years at ChicagoNow

Five years ago this week I published my first post.  295 published posts later, the subject matter has obviously changed.  Whenever the anniversary of our first post comes along, bloggers like to write about it because it’s a clever way to make a post about me we sometimes just cannot think of anything else to... Read more »