Monthly Archives: August 2015


So long story short, this guy gets in touch with me.  Someone has sent him my blog and he decides that I am just his cup of tea. The line in my “About Me” section about being a member of … Continue reading

Posted in Dating | 25 Comments

Adventures in Paradise

The news of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux’s recent nuptials and honeymoon got me reminiscing about the voyage that Mike and I made to French Polynesia. What a trip. Coming from Aspen, we caught up with the Air Tahiti Nui … Continue reading

Posted in Cruises, Travel | 2 Comments

Dinner Belle

Ahoy, Dear Readers.  I’m back in dry dock.  And I’m happy to report that my annual visit to Camp Ojibwa in Eagle River, Wisconsin was its usual blast. Of course, there were non-stop activities from the moment we threw our … Continue reading

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The Driver’s Seat

Letter From Elba Annual Announcement: Yep, Dear Readers, it’s that time of year again. I’m heading up to the North Woods for some R&R.  I’ll be back in your email boxes on Sunday, August 23. But for now, relax and … Continue reading

Posted in New Trier High School, pop culture, Teachers, Tributes, Winnetka | 18 Comments


This is the grand staircase of the even grander restaurant Maxim’s. The Chicago Maxim’s that dwelt in the Bertrand Goldberg-designed Astor Towers. Opened in 1963 as an homage to the 1893 Paris original, it was run by Goldberg’s wife Nancy. … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, Gender politics, pop culture, Restaurants | 6 Comments

Ring Toss

Attention All Jewel Thieves: The jewelry pictured in this post is NOT mine.  These images were taken right from the Internet.  So don’t bother coming here to rob me.  Thanks for your cooperation. And just in case you think I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Dating, Divorce, Marriage, pop culture | 6 Comments