Category: Winner - Best Posts Award

Queer Eye Makes Me Cry

This post is a winner from ChicagoNow’s 20 Best – July 2018 Queer Eye Makes Me Cry Queer Eye makes me cry.  I’m lovin’ the revamped series of Queer Eye, available on Netflix.  The TV series is an updated account of the original Bravo program which debuted in 2003.  Both original and new accounts are... Read more »

Summer Memories in Chicago

*** This post was selected as one of ChicagoNow’s 20 Best Posts June 2018… *** WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SUMMER MEMORY FROM YOUR SCHOOL YEARS? The question above was presented to us ChicagoNow bloggers at 8:00 p.m. this evening.  It was our monthly Blogapalooz-Hour, wherein we authors have one hour to comprise an answer and... Read more »

Sage Advice For My 16-Year-Old Self

This post is one of the winners of ChicagoNow’s Best Posts May 2018. We wrap up this month of May with a few words… ChicagoNow’s Blogalooz-Hour was presented to us last night.  The topic: “What are three pieces of advice you would give to your 16 year old self?” I mulled this question over and... Read more »
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'Cause I Said So ... Snobby Mommy and the Grammar Police

This post is one of the winners of ChicagoNow’s Best Posts April 2018. ‘Cause I Said So Welcome to my random thoughts page entitled “’Cause I Said So.”  These are general musings, rants, observations and otherwise unimportant details I notice about life. Snobby Mommy and the Grammar Police Below are the grammar mistakes that irk... Read more »

Why Jack Lemmon Is Still So Hot

This post is a winner of ChicagoNow’s 20 Best Posts of December, 2017. Over the years I’ve developed a huge crush on the actor, Jack Lemmon.  I’m not sure when it first started, but I’ve been a fan of his movies for many years.  So much that I’d have married him if I had the... Read more »

Why Is Everything So Perfect?

This Post is a winner of Chicagnow’s 20 Best Posts of August 2017. Why Is Everything So Perfect? How much longer is “Perfect” going to remain the favorite buzzword? Because I hear it everywhere… even in settings where it may not be entirely appropriate.  Perfect, perfect, perfect.  Is everything really that darned perfect? That word... Read more »
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The Million Dollar Breakfast

This post is a winner of ChicagNow’s Best Posts of June 2017 This is a story I’ve been disinclined to write and share since it seems to be airing personal laundry.  But I’m boosted by the support of the ChicagoNow manager and its writers to continue writing on a regular basis. An unerring post by... Read more »