Monthly Archives: September 2016

Nightmare on Wellington Street

So a couple of Saturday afternoons ago, The Boyfriend and I were sitting on a park bench in Lincoln Park. No, we weren’t “eyeing the girls with bad intentions.” It was just too beautiful a day to go inside and … Continue reading

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Working Girl

In case you don’t recognize those big, bold red letters, that’s the auction house in Chicago that entrepreneur Leslie Hindman built. It’s also my new place of employment. Yes, Dear Readers. I am learning the art of the re-sale from … Continue reading

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East of Edens

Before we go on on a trip down Retail Memory Lane, Dear Readers, let me beg your indulgence.  This will be my last blog post until Sunday, September 25.  I need some time off because yesterday was the first day … Continue reading

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Take Me Out

Come on, Dear Readers.  It’s time to step up to the plate. Play Ball! The terrific baseball movie Bull Durham has been on my mind lately because the night of August 18, I went to the Kane County Stadium to … Continue reading

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“Pup Fiction” by Ellen Taratino

This post is dedicated to BR.  He knows why. I don’t know about you guys but I LOVE the movie Pulp Fiction.  It came out in 1994 and to me, it’s still Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece.  Sly, funny, violent, quirky, filled … Continue reading

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