Archive for June 2018

Summers full of family, fun and adventure

Summers full of family, fun and adventure
The writing prompt from our ChicagoNow monthly challenge was to write about our favorite summer memory from our school years. Since my school years were more than thirty years ago, I started down memory lane of when my daughter’s were still in school. This is the first year that all of us are working full... Read more »

Three Items On My Summer To Do List

Three Items On My Summer To Do List
Daylight lasts longer during the summer so the sky is still bright into the late evening. There are festivals and other events inviting me to stay outside longer. The skies are blue with white clouds, and the air is fresh and warm. Even though I work full time, summer makes me think of vacations and... Read more »

Do you have a mantra?

Do you have a mantra?
I believe that in life there are lessons to learn and situations to encounter, but I still control my path and my fate. I can decide how to respond to the situations by either learning from them or feeling defeated. There have been times in my life when I wallowed in self-pity and refused to learn from... Read more »
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Movie (DVD) Review: A Wrinkle in Time (no spoilers)

Movie (DVD) Review: A Wrinkle in Time (no spoilers)
I saw A Wrinkle in Time in the theater, but since it also just came out in DVD, I watched it again. I did love the book even more than the movie, but I was excited to watch the movie again. Here is my review of the movie with no spoilers. Favorite line or message of... Read more »

Would you live or work in downtown Chicago?

Would you live or work in downtown Chicago?
I have lived in the Chicago Area since I was fourteen years old, but always in the suburbs. I love to visit the city, but I cannot imagine living or working there. I wanted to understand why people do, so I decided to interview someone that actually lives and works in the city. I hope... Read more »

Review: Taylor Swift Concert at Soldier Field

Review: Taylor Swift Concert at Soldier Field
I was given the opportunity by a couple of my friends to attend the Taylor Swift Concert in Chicago last night. I was so excited that I just kept saying it over and over and jumping up and down. Hopefully, I wasn’t too annoying doing that so they will invite me again. I have loved her music... Read more »
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