Posts tagged "Life"

On being an adult orphan: closing a chapter in my life

It’s been a rough couple of weeks. My father passed away. We buried him on the 5th. We emptied his apartment yesterday. Worst thing ever. And now, I face the grim reality that I am an orphan. I don’t care that I am fifty six years old, I just know that I now have no... Read more »

What a difference a day makes

What a difference a day makes
Each month we have what we call a “blogapalooza” hour. We are given a subject and have a short time to write about it. Our subject tonight is “what have you learned or experienced since you woke up this morning?” It’s ironic that this was the subject as today I happened to learn a lot... Read more »

Moments: Seize them, embrace them, remember them

Moments: Seize them, embrace them, remember them
Disclosure: This is a long one! Hang in there with me! A moment. Dictionary.com defines a moment asĀ an indefinitely short period of time; instant. In our lives we experience billions of moments, nearly an infinite amount yet, how many do we remember, hold onto and cherish? In times like we live in when everyones lives... Read more »
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A little me time please, and don't call me selfish

A little me time please, and don't call me selfish
That’s right. I am demanding some time for myself. Some time to accomplish things that I would feel so much better about myself having done. Like this, my 100th post on Chicagonow. So many things have been interrupting me lately that I have barely been able to blog, and when I have it’s been what... Read more »