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My killer cat Harley and why I had to get rid of him

I’ve always been a cat person, so were my parents, and I don’t have any problems with my cats being indoor/outdoor cats either. Our most recent cat, Harley, sadly, was the last cat we will have in Chicago and here’s why. Chicago is a big dog city, all of our neighbors have a dog and... Read more »

My 10 Minutes Of Fame As An Extra On The Show Shameless

Shameless is one of my favorite shows. I love the raunchiness of the show, depicting a white trash family trying to get by in the hard knocks neighborhood that they live in. Applying to be an extra was one of the easiest things I’ve ever done. I never thought I’d get an email, nevertheless a... Read more »

Are Robots And Amazon Taking Over The World?

The question titling my blog has been something I’ve been thinking about quite a lot lately. Maybe it’s because I keep hearing the latest tech news and I try to read as many tech articles I come across. It can be exhausting, there’s so much technology now and it’s changing every day, kinda like Trump’s... Read more »

When Your Kid Doesn't Make The Cut

I got the phone call on a beautiful sunny day. I was visiting my sister and we were laying out at her country club pool in Ohio. The day was perfect-then the phone rang. It was my daughter’s dance teacher, calling to tell me that she didn’t make the cut. My daughter, who was not... Read more »

Fairies,Peasants and Wenches, Oh My! My experience at the Bristol Renaissance Faire

Roughly 45 minutes outside of Chicago you can find a time warp filled with garden fairies, sword fighting knights and wench infested taverns selling ale.  It’s the Bristol Renaissance Faire – faire of all renaissance faires (this is the only Renaissance faire I’ve ever been to). For those of you who need to brush up... Read more »

The time I decided to get my Master's Degree and it blew up in my face

After taking some years off to stay at home with my daughters I decided it was time to go back to work and show my girls that mommy is one smart lady who can hold her own. Well, to much frustration, getting back into the working world was slower this time, snails pace to be... Read more »