Thought Of The Day (TOTD)

A series of blog posts that have no link to Chicago - or to anything really

Retirement is like being a teenager again without the spots

My ideal dirty weekend is in a hotel that lets me re-use my towel

Tips for Michelle Obama on how to deal with a man suddenly at home full-time

My husband's trying out retirement; I just say he's trying

Time to say goodbye to our old friend, the snow-free sidewalk

Dear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, this Thanksgiving I thank you for...

Sorry autumn, I've fallen for Fall

What's great about my bad. And what if Hillary and Donald used it.

When did you last change your toilet brush

Even after eight years, I still stop and think 'Wow, I'm living in America'

To our daughter who graduated yesterday - your life begins here

Nothing says 'Welcome home' more than your own bed

You know your child's all grown up when....

Freewheeling down the other side of the parenting mountain

My black funeral dress makes me smile each time I wear it

Make American Tea Great Again

Ugh. I hate flip-flop feet.

What's your favourite thing to do while you're on the toilet?

10 things learned from being an empty nester for a week

Bye bye jaded January, hello fabulous February

A personal blog - the gift that keeps on giving

My Christmas secret that could change the world

Why this Thanksgiving I will also say 'merci'

Have you heard your kid's adult laugh yet?

The Joy of Socks Club

Life lessons learnt from picking up dog poop

Afternoon delight in the afternoon of life

Eating cookies in even numbers and other quirks

Why I can't see 'Princess Charlotte' without thinking of Charlotte the Harlot