Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Seventy something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Random thoughts on a gloomy, cool May day…

I almost feel guilty that I neither write nor post each day in this blog as I once did. That defines my personality completely. Rationally, I think of this and realize that it makes no sense. My mind, however, and … Continue reading

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Typical winter to summer weather…

  As always, Chicago has little, if any, true spring. The other day, we were dying in the intense humidity and heat of the eighties toward the nineties and when we went out in the late afternoon, suddenly the heat … Continue reading

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The days of what might have been spring…

I say, « What might have been spring » because, well, is this really spring? Fifty or forty degree weather, sometimes less, maybe one day of sixties, or maybe even tipping into the eighties for a weather tease? It is times like … Continue reading

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Santa Fe? NOPE!

In the year of the Pandemic, we had decided to take a weekend to go to Santa Fe. I have been through New Mexico on a trip from the west coast years ago, MK had never been at all. It … Continue reading

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Goodnight Oscar!

We have been having a busy week when it comes to going out. It is a good idea to be prudent and yet, with the Coronavirus where it currently is, we are so sick and tired of all of this. … Continue reading

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