Archive for February 2020

Hey, Cubs Fans, was the party worth the hangover?

Hey, Cubs Fans, was the party worth the hangover?
So, fellow Cubs fans, was it worth it? I remember writing a column back on October 30, 2016, an open letter to the Chicago Cubs. It started this way: “Dear Cubs, I know you’re busy. I’m guessing you’ve got several things going on today as you prepare for the fifth game of the World Series.... Read more »

Paying it sideways (in the Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru)

Paying it sideways (in the Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru)
  She smiled, too. Sitting at a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru window this morning near my house. The employee’s uniform shirt said, “Fueled by Positive Energy.” And, he most definitely was. He smiled, cheerfully commented on the weather then asked how I was — which made me think about how many other employees I’d been served... Read more »

Time flies (especially when it's our children)

Time flies (especially when it's our children)
When my middle son was a baby, I remember sometimes holding him in the middle of the night to help him get back to sleep. I’d be watching some infomercial or other early morning TV offering and every so often glance down. When I did, I’d notice his tiny hands with their tiny wrinkles and... Read more »
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