Category Archives: Chicago

This is from my friend Candy…she lives in downstate Illinois…if you’re thinking of moving to IL, you might want to read this…

https://www.illinoispolicy.org/story/home-is-where-the-hurt-is-how-property-taxes-are-crushing-illinois-middle-class/ My taxes are around $10,000 and Debbie’s are $15,00 a year.  I live in Cook County and she lives in Lake County.

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Chicago…yum

From last summer…trees have leaves.

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Coming home…

Debbie and family are coming home from South Beach, FL today, where it is currently 80 degrees and SUNNY!  They are coming home to 39 degrees, never-ending GRAY skies and RAIN.  Maybe we will move after this.  We are truly … Continue reading

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How dark is it????

It’s so dark outside that the solar powered plastic dancing flower that is in the WESTERN window of my kitchen is barely moving her leaves.  THAT”S how dark it is…AGAIN.  Do NOT move here if you enjoy nice weather, sunny … Continue reading

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Okay, so…South Beach

So, one of my grandsons and his best friend are in South Beach, FL for spring break.  They were on the beach this morning, when some guy walked up to him and asked to use his phone. He said, “No.” … Continue reading

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I love Chicago skyscrapers…

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See, this is what we in Chicago are worried about…We had a few warmer weeks and things woke up too soon

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