Category Archives: Chicago

Calatrava’s Spire is being talked about…

I view this as an omen. I am not sure of what it is an omen, but to me it is a good thing, and it pleases me. I blogged about it in 2014. I am no architect, although at … Continue reading

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ParkWhiz and SpotHero – a better Chicago parking deal

I thought everyone knew about ParkWhiz and SpotHero. In talking to people recently, I realized that this is not the case. I cannot remember when I found out about these wonderful services, but it must have been at least five … Continue reading

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Topolobampo!

We have been planning this for some time. We had reason to celebrate, Mike and Diana sold a million dollar plus home. We also felt that we needed a moment away from all of the drama we have found at … Continue reading

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Friday with friends and picking up the grandkids

A beautiful day, Friday was, and the weather was deceptively like summer with lots of sun and some pretty intense heat for September, in the 80s. We had a somewhat relaxing morning, MK headed out to tutor and I went … Continue reading

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Saturday in Evanston and the City

We started out the day in Evanston, for a Memorial Service for my friend and colleague, Bob Enkey. Bob was a longtime member of the Art Department at New Trier High School and, in my estimate, beloved by all. It … Continue reading

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