Archive for August 2019

I Didn't Use a Consultant to Name this Blog. Maybe I Should Have!

I was skimming through the September issue of Chicago Magazine when I came across a short column mentioning a new online service created by 2 local ladies called Future Perfect.  I began to speculate on what business Future Perfect was in. Was it a think tank for envisioning an ideal new society? Could it be an... Read more »

Streaming Down the Road

5:28 A.M.  Fog seeps in as I press the button and the garage door rolls open. The usual dashboard warning lights blink and buzzers sound. I flip to the audiobook CD on the media player as I slowly back the car out, remembering that our houseguest’s rental car is in the driveway. Pleased with myself... Read more »

I'm Not On a Diet-I'm Just Getting Healthier.

I wasn’t going to write about it, didn’t want to jinx it (kina hora.) But it feels like an accomplishment and I feel like celebrating it. My weight and my blood sugar were creeping up and up. A couple of oral medications hadn’t corraled my hemoglobin A1c (a measure of glucose control over a three-month... Read more »

Another PSA for P.S.A.

I had a great time this past weekend. My high school buddies and I took our 16th annual baseball road trip. This year it was Philadelphia’s turn to survive our onslaught. The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, miniature golf, batting cages, colonial outfits, and Philly Cheesesteaks were all on the menu, though I gave the last... Read more »