Monthly Archives: September 2018

Okay…this is really silly…LAWS IN CHICAGO

Chicago laws (don’t know if they’re still on the books)  It is illegal to fish in Chicago while riding on a giraffe’s neck. I’m not sure when giraffes lived in Chicago but I guess someone was worried they would be … Continue reading

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My daughter took a bunch of pictures for me…here’s one of them

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By Fire — House of Heart

Strangers gather on the green choking on smoke and the scent of seared flesh. The sun is climbing down to meet the flames, As her ashes smolder he dampens her gown. Just before the winds whip up she is in … Continue reading

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From my friend Candy…patriarchy sucks

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Tommy and Tilly…a short story.

Tommy, and his best friend Tilly, walk down the dirt path to the river at the same time every afternoon.  People watch them go, waving or just staring at them.  The two never responded but then the dead rarely interacted … Continue reading

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Chicago fact…

Buckingham Fountain, in Grant Park, is one of the largest ornamental fountains in the world.  It pushes 14,000 gallons of water through 133 jets every minute.  The main jet sends water 150 feet in the air.  It’s lit up at … Continue reading

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Best friends…

“I’ve decided to adopt,” she said, taking another bite of cheesecake. “Wow!  Congratulations.  Did you fill out an application?  Talk to anyone?” “Not yet,” she said, sipping her tea.  “I think you do all that after you go to the … Continue reading

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This is the bridge to the Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden. It’s zig-zag so that you pay attention.

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Girlfriends…a short conversation…

“Why do you think men don’t like women?” “They want dogs and we’re cats.” “Ah.”    

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