I love running. Plain and simple. I love to get outdoors and be free and exhilarated, leaving the stress and worries of the day in my trail. I had always been a winter runner, until I lived in a cushy building in downtown Chicago with an amazing gym with all the bells and whistles. 55? Eh,… Read More RUN!
Stepping off the Metra in Northbrook, Illinois was one of the most freeing experiences ever. We drove our V-Dub one way to a dealer, and hopped the Metra back to the city, carless. The decision was made to save money, but became the experiment of a lifetime. In Chicago, we lived in the West Loop. We… Read More carless anniversary
“The fruity drinks! Aqua water! White sand! Those darling croaking jungle frogs!” I think I shocked myself when I didn’t suggest a warm weather, exotic island destination to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary as so many Midwesterners (including myself) would. I had an insatiable craving for somewhere else. A destination a whole slew of fellow… Read More anniversary trip
I don’t know if I’m ashamed or proud that my secret answer to “what is your favorite food” is always an under my breath, timid, “pizza.” It really truly is. But that’s also a confusing question, because are we asking a favorite main course? A favorite ingredient? Side dish? Style? In any case, a close second place… Read More pizza night