Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sweet Tooth

Since tomorrow is Halloween I thought it was the perfect time to talk about candy. These days, I’m all about Dots. They are my perfect, go-to dessert after every meal. But it wasn’t always like that. I remember… Chunky. Wow! … Continue reading

Posted in Candy, Halloween, Nostalgia, pop culture | 31 Comments

Hey Hey!

ICYMI: Last Saturday night the Chicago Cubs won the National League Pennant.  They are currently playing the American League champs, the Cleveland Indians, in the World Series. Game 2 Update: The Cubs just tied up the series one one. There … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, Ben Roffe, Chicago Cubs, Jack Brickhouse, pop culture, Tributes, Wilmette | 12 Comments

Life Event

Last Sunday, at 8:47 a.m. I had a major Life Event. I changed my status on Facebook. Yep, that’s a picture of my page commemorating the event.  I went from “Divorced” to “In a Relationship.” But I have to tell … Continue reading

Posted in Dating, Facebook, pop culture | 18 Comments

The Green Fairy

I just got back from Las Vegas, Dear Readers.  And I just gotta tell you all about one very special aspect of my trip to Sin City. The Boyfriend and I had gone there to: 1. Celebrate his birthday in … Continue reading

Posted in Absinthe, Las Vegas, Travel | 6 Comments


Today, October 16, would have been my mother’s 92nd birthday.  As some of you know, she passed away this June- following a hunger strike and snit fit of major proportions. She died the way she lived.  In a rage and fighting … Continue reading

Posted in Gambling, Lea Roffe, Memorial service, pop culture, Rivers Casino | 13 Comments