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This post was my Father’s Day gift to my Dad two years ago. It had the honor of being Freshly Pressed and remains one of my (and my readers’) favorites. I love you, Dad!
The athletes are trained. The spectators have their cheers down pat. There isn’t a pink t-shirt left to be had in the Windy City. We’re ready… for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: Chicago! It happens this weekend, June 1-2. … Continue reading
Congratulations – you’re getting married! One of the most crucial decisions you’ll make is where to have the wedding. If you’re like many brides, you’ve tuned out advice from clueless old fogies (i.e. your parents) and listened to your Inner … Continue reading
I love you. I hate you. I love your wonderful words, spun out like thread, woven into intricate tapestries that are by turns gossamer light or substantial as a good, wool blanket. I love your glorious images; photos that capture … Continue reading
I have my mother’s hands. That’s not something I’ve ever taken as a compliment – no offense, Mom. Our hands are broad and short-fingered. A network of lines criss-crosses both palm and back. The adjectives “sturdy” and “capable” come to mind when … Continue reading
Have you ever sent a post out into the blogosphere, absolutely convinced it was going to be Freshly Pressed? And then it wasn’t? You’re not alone. I’ve asked some fantastic bloggers to select the post that had them muttering,”THIS One … Continue reading
My physical reflexes have never been what they once were. My mental reflexes are probably worse. Yet if a verbal hammer hits a certain spot in my brain, the guy wielding that hammer is probably gonna get a reflexive kick … Continue reading