Archive for February 2019

Checking in to Disneyworld

“You are going to pay us back with a … check???” My daughter Laury (famed creator of the Forever Plan) was absolutely incredulous. Laury was calling to say thank you. We had returned from our surprisingly sunny seven days in Orlando where we had rented a 6 bedroom house for Laury and Alex, Mike and Becca... Read more »

Why "Build Me a Wall" Hasn't Worked for 50 Years!

Friday afternoon, 1967. A schoolyard in Rogers Park. The sun is shining brightly, but the nip of late fall is in the air. No grass grows in this schoolyard. This isn’t the mean streets or the jungle, but this is still a Chicago Public School, and amenities like grass are thought unnecessary. There isn’t much... Read more »