Tag Archives: Chicago

Summer 2017

The boys and I enjoy looking at Facebook’s “On This Day” feature to see posts from the past. When there’s a video of them as preschoolers dancing in my parents’ kitchen or saying their bedtime prayers as toddlers, it helps … Continue reading

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I Love Chicago, but Oh, How He Loves Us!

Thanks to a dear friend’s initiative and a stellar husband’s┬áacquiescence, I was granted a girls’ weekend to Chicago to celebrate my aging process. Flying into my favorite city, I realized that the longer I live elsewhere, the more that our … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Our Fun Fridays

It has been a year and a half of Fun Friday’s for Mike and me. That’s a lot of dates, and we are eating our way through Albuquerque. Two weeks ago, we visited the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History … Continue reading

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Living to Eat

During our first lonely weeks in Albuquerque, sweet friends of ours sent us this most fabulous book: Chicago Chef’s Table by Amelia Levin. It was truly thoughtful since our friends knew how much we gluttons loved Chi-town’s restaurants. (Thanks, Grace … Continue reading

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Pitstop Pictures

We flew into Chicago to be with family for the holidays. We stayed a short weekend with some of our chosen families and have since headed off to be with our given families across the Midwest. It was way too … Continue reading

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Another Fun Friday

Today was another Friday off for Mike, and we had romantic plans: getting new exterior light fixtures for the house. (I know you are jealous of our wild escapades.) When we bought this house, the previous owner was battling the … Continue reading

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More Than a Thousand Words

On our last full day in Chicago, we had our family’s first professional photography session. It was one of the best decisions we made after learning we would be leaving the city we love. Mike went to college with the … Continue reading

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