Archive for December 2012

Seven weeks but who's counting?

7 Weeks But Who’s Counting? I realize this probably sounds like a pregnancy post. Before anyone starts freaking out, thinking: “This girl only has string cheese and wine in her refrigerator!” (This is quite true. Throw in some hummus and then we’re all good.) “She can’t put a bedsheet on correctly.” (true statement) “She doesn’t... Read more »

If Chicago is so awful, then why move here?

Alright. I’ve grown up in our lovely city of Chicago my whole life. I can’t help but feel a deep emotional connection to the place. I feel sort of like Anthony Kiedis singing about LA in “Under the Bridge”. So, I get a little defensive when people insult Chicago. I feel like they are insulting... Read more »

Cranky Christmas in Chicago

Ok, it’s the holiday season. Yay, a time of joy and wonder and whatever. The irony is, this season I probably am a bit happier personally than I have been in the last few years, but there are still a lot of things about the holiday season that make this chick a little unpleasant. 1)  ... Read more »