Chicago Cubs Players Weekend

I’m a lifelong Cubs Fan who no longer lives in Chicago. An afternoon at Wrigley Field is always a good time and an important stop during my week in town. This weekend is Players Weekend complete with alternate uniforms and nicknames! For the full experience, a Chicago hot dog (mustard, chopped onions, neon green relish,Continue reading “Chicago Cubs Players Weekend”

American Writers Museum in Chicago

A visit to the American Writers Museum at 180 N Michigan Avenue in Chicago with a fellow writer is the source of renewed inspiration and energy for writing and reading. The museum, which opened in May 2017, has a variety of exhibits including an entire room devoted to picture books with large displays of coverContinue reading “American Writers Museum in Chicago”

Look for happiness

I love coffee. It’s magical. Coffee is one of the things that makes me happy. This particular cup (yesterday with a good friend) would have been appreciated for the obvious reasons. But the bubbles formed when milk, yes milk – never cream, was added let me know coffee loves me too. 💕

You can go home again

I was lucky 🍀💚🍀 enough to spend a decade at a great school with fabulous colleagues, the most supportive families, and children that filled my heart every single day. I’ve been gone for 17 months but whenever I return to Chicago, a priority for me is reconnecting with the children who made getting up atContinue reading “You can go home again”