Tag: Chicago

Need a public restroom in the Chicago area? Ask me, I probably know where one is.

When you are on the go do you ever need a public restroom in the Chicago area? Ask me, I probably know where one is. I don’t like to brag but I have lots of experience seeking them out. If I am not around, look for a lady about my age; chances are she will... Read more »

17 reasons why it's Great to be Irish in Chicago

March 17th is St. Patrick’s day and tis a great day to be Irish, anywhere. But this whole weekend there are numerous reasons why it’s great to be Irish in Chicago. I could fill post after post but instead in honor of St. Patrick himself I will stick to 17! 1. Irish names – My... Read more »

Magritte and the Magic of the Surrealists at Art Institute of Chicago inspires creativity

The creative process is enigmatic and unpredictable. However, I have found that being in the presence of someone or something creative begets more creativity in me. My quilting inspiration was waning so a trip to see Magritte and the Magic of the Surrealists at Art Institute of Chicago was a much needed boost. I have always... Read more »
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What to wear in Chicago for St. Patrick's weekend

The Queen of the St. Patrick's day parade, Lauren Elizabeth Catinella, has her outfit all picked out. The rest of us, have to figure it out. (Photo source:Chicago Tribune)
How many of you are planning your Irish garb for the upcoming weekend? Me too! For those of us who are Irish we know that it’s not just a day, heck no, it’s a weekend here in Chicago. But what to wear? What if you are planning on doing other things this weekend? Fret no... Read more »