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I Was Talking to a Celebrity, and I Had No Idea!

I’ve had the good luck to meet some famous people over the years: Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Child (work events), Barack Obama (fundraiser when he was running for IL state senator), Ali Wentworth (luncheon for her book tour), John Kerry (at a car rental in Los...

My favorite website for clothing finds!

In my teens and twenties, I used to love spending a leisurely afternoon at the mall. I would go from store to store, browsing the latest fashions, trying on clothing, and purchasing a selection of affordable items that my limited salary would allow. I’d usually...

Road Rage

My husband gets annoyed at cars driving slowly in front of us. Sometimes I do too. But I remind him (and myself): What if this was your elderly mother in that car, unsure of where she’s going? Or your daughter, when she was learning to drive? We both also get...

My Favorite TV Shows

If you know me, you know I love TV. There’s nothing I like better than cozying up on the couch after a long day of work or play and sinking into a great show. I really do believe we are going through a television renaissance, with so many great series produced...

Don’t Mind Me…

In my last blog, I mentioned that I’d joined a pickleball Meetup in Chicago. Here’s what I didn’t mention: I had a bad fall. Now I’ll admit I’m a bit klutzy but the court has been painted on cracked asphalt, which makes for dangerous...