Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

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

Kale

It has been anything but a boring winter. We are pretty much ready for winter to be over, but I am guessing that our wishes shall not be granted. Winter is anything but through with us. Yesterday, Mikey went into … Continue reading

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Griffing Avenue

Some things are ingrained in your memory forever. 12702 Griffing Avenue is up there, the two flat that my grandparents owned when I was growing up. I visited it often. It had a spacious porch in the front with a … Continue reading

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Ice and falling

So we had a little warm up over the weekend that included lots of warm rain. Is the ice and snow all gone? Far from it, there are still ice mountains left from a major snow over a month ago. … Continue reading

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The Producers

Years ago, I was absolutely spellbound by Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder in The Producers. It was written and directed by Mel Brooks. I loved it. Since then, I am pretty sure I have seen it again, and again loved … Continue reading

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The Paramount

Last week we were supposed to go see The Producers in Aurora, Illinois. Now Aurora is famous for the massacre that took place a bit ago. Anyway, we canceled our theatre moment since our son and his wife were both … Continue reading

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