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On Sunday evenings I read the Chicago Tribune. At almost four dollars a pop for an out-of-town issue, you can be sure I read almost every word. Well, maybe not the car ads, but definitely the obituaries. And that’s how
… finish reading Mrs. McCall
After my experience at the Olive Garden yesterday, I’ve taken to wondering how previous generations felt about the inventions in their lifetimes that threatened what they knew best.
Did farmers think motorized vehicles were silly when horses could pull surreys
… finish reading Becoming Obsolete
Yesterday dawned gloriously perfect for the 37th running of the Chicago Marathon. It was cool, sunny, and dry. For months my son planned to run with the other 45,000 contestants, while the rest of his immediate family cheered him on.
… finish reading Chicago Marathon + One
Last weekend was the seventieth anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II. I read that many of those who had participated then were returning to salute their fallen comrades for perhaps the last time. Those who
… finish reading D-Day and B-Day Come and Gone
Eighteen years ago today my Mother died. That year, it was Easter Week, which created complications in terms of funeral services and burial in the Catholic Church. But then Mother never did anything the easy way.
Maybe I’ve said this
… finish reading Eighteen Years
A couple days ago three friends and I went to see the classic movie “Casablanca” on the big screen, courtesy of our local cinema that airs a different old-time movie each week.
I’m not sure I’ve ever seen “Casablanca” on
… finish reading Casablanca
It was a Christmas gift over fifty years ago. A pin representing a perfectly shaped fir tree with tiny jewels set in gold to represent the ornaments. I loved it then; I love it even more now.
Ollie, my stepfather
… finish reading Wear It on Your Sleeve
What can I say? Today was the final day of sales for Fred Flare, the company my son and his partner owned and operated for fifteen years. Now the offices and warehouse at 300F are shuttered.
The past two days
… finish reading 300F Kingsland
For some reason I recorded last year’s November County Music Awards . I don’t recall if I ever watched the show, but tonight – for lack of something more educational to do – I decided to view it.
… finish reading Country Music Awards