Are They Meant For……Sitting?

| November 7, 2014

They are doing some major streetscape work on a street that I walk on to get to the train every day. It is the very stupidest thing the City has ever done. It made a really busy east-west street two lanes instead of four. And all of it was done for a wider sidewalk with […]


| October 29, 2012

I drive my car once a week, if that. And that is to and from the grocery store. Sometimes, like the past few weeks, I’ve driven my car out to the burbs to visit family. I fill up the gas tank once a month. My car is from 1999. It runs just fine, but it […]

Wrong Way Betty

| April 30, 2012

On Saturday night, my friend Jessica and I went downtown to some trendy bar in River North to help celebrate her sister’s birthday. It was actually really fun. The bar was small, yet quaint. And they had the most amazing cocktails, including the Vanilla Sky, of which I think I had 3 too many. It […]


| April 26, 2012

On Saturday, after I finished my race, I came home, ate the entire contents of my fridge, showered and headed downtown to meet my mom, my sister, my SIL, my cousin and my 2 aunts. As part of our Xmas present, we all got to go see Jersey Boys together. It was Ladies Day Out. […]

I Guess I’m A Runner Now

| April 23, 2012

As I mentioned in my last post, I had a race on Saturday that was 4.2 miles long. It was the Chicago Shadow Run of Pat’s Run that was going on at the same time in Tempe, AZ. It’s pretty cool – the main race is like 30,000 people running in Tempe and finishing on […]