In the rain

In the rain

In the rain. One of my favorite childhood memories is a playful walk in the rain. My mother and I were coming home from shopping at Sears and Roebucks on 79th during a light but steady cool fall Chicago shower. I was about 7 and wore a Big Bird yellow rain coat with...
Vacation of Rest

Vacation of Rest

Will, the kids and I are back from a short, much needed, much appreciated vacation. We got out of dodge and celebrated Will’s birthday in the way he wanted (and I sho nuff needed) – focused family time, active rest, and rejuvenation. It was great. We dined...
3 Ways to Release

3 Ways to Release

Do you remember Popeye? The scrapply cartoon sailor with kyphosis, poor speech, and frequent involvement in daunting situations with dubious people. Popeye was generally mild mannered until the build up caused him to pop off. His signature exclamation of “That’s all I...