Last week I had planned quite a few blog post topics to carry me into this week – some parenting, some food, some social – my usual stuff.  Then life happened and…well… you know how that goes.  My father-in-law passed away and with that everything else simply fell off of the radar.  Along with the […]

Back in 1993, after briefly returning to my home town, my son and I headed to the western suburbs of Chicago to start the next chapter of our lives.  I had lived in Chicago right after graduating from college and Mr. C had been born there so in a strange way, it felt like I […]