Monthly Archives: November 2016

I, Robot

You know what are the most dreaded words in the English language today? No, they’re not “President-elect Trump” or “the rabbit died” or “the IRS is going to audit you.” They are… “Invalid pasword.” OMG! Whenever I see that message, … Continue reading

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Hi, everyone.  In case you don’t recognize us, that’s Carly and her Gran last month.  She was born the day after Mother’s Day this year and what a nice gift, don’t you think?  I’m grateful, that’s for sure. As a … Continue reading

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Farewell, My Lovely

(With apologies to E.B. White.) …So a couple of Saturday mornings ago, I was drying my hair and the dryer quit on me. Uh oh. It was 8:30 a.m. and my hair was soaking wet. And it was chilly outside. … Continue reading

Posted in Hair, Hair dryers, Italy, pop culture | 6 Comments


I’m writing this post, Dear Readers, on Friday, November 4, as the city of Chicago celebrates their 2016 World Series team, the Chicago Cubs. In fact, I just watched as the victory double-decker bus parade passed right in front of … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, Chicago, Chicago Cubs, pop culture, Sports, World Series | 10 Comments

Plan B

This post, Dear Readers, was originally supposed to be about the Cubs’ victory in the World Series.  Big news here in Chicago. I’ll run that one on Thursday if you don’t mind. It’s kind of hard to ignore the biggest … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Presidential election 2016 | 10 Comments

Playing Hookey

Cubs win the World Series! No more “Wait ’til next year.” Congratulations to them- and the city of Chicago. And now… Dear Readers, Please excuse Ellen today. She couldn’t write the blog because she is unexpectedly out of town and … Continue reading

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