Tag Archives: Chicago


I have a love hate relationship with Chicago I LOVE the city but hate the weather 98% of the time how can this wee parcel of real estate be in just the exact place where the sun NEVER shines while … Continue reading

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dark cloudy drizzling raining pouring threatening depressing depressing depressing sunless hungry starving for the light Chicago

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Okay, so…

My daughter asked me why we live here, when the weather is so TERRIBLE.  I thought about it and then said, “We don’t have really big bugs.” She said, “Okay.”

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Chicago might be a big city but it does have cows…

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I love city escape. Go there and just enjoy the beauty and wonder of it all.

My cousin and went to city escape before lunch yesterday.  I wanted pots.   I LOVE THEIR FLOWER POTS so much.  They have EVERYTHING you could possibly want.  I like the organic, rough, pots that are uneven and weird, tilted and … Continue reading

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Chicago’s idea of American Bandstand…

Taken in summer.  Warm, warm, beautiful summer.  Sigh.

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Okay, so…

I was talking to someone at a Christmas party earlier tonight…someone who is currently living in AZ.  She was telling me about the mountains and the trails she has hiked.  I’ve been in mountains several times but, truthfully, skyscrapers are … Continue reading

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