Archive for February 2012

Get With the Program, Rogers Park!

I have lived in many different northside neighborhoods in Chicago and have seen some enormous potholes, but that never prepared me for what I encountered when we moved to W. Rogers Park last year.   The streets are so bad in my neighborhood that the potholes have potholes.  Apparently, our immediate past alderman, the esteemed Bernie... Read more »

To Be or Not To Be...Gluten-Free

Since the #1 tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, announced that he was on a gluten-free diet, everyone seems to be jumping on the GF bandwagon. There is a lot of misinformation about why people go on a GF diet; is it just a passing fad that will peter out, a medical necessity or something... Read more »

When The Universe Giveth...

Although I was raised Jewish, I consider myself more of a Buddhist when it comes to believing in the universe’s cosmic forces.  I wholeheartedly believe in good and bad Karma and adhere to the “what goes around comes around” aphorism.  Do good work, treat others as you would like to be treated and good things... Read more »

That's the Ticket!

Trying to get my 11 year old son, E, to perform his daily ablutions is about as much fun as pulling out my own teeth.  He refuses to shower, hates brushing his teeth, hates getting up in the morning but avoids going to bed at night.  Left to his own devices, he would watch “screens”... Read more »