Monthly Archives: August 2012

Newsflash: Today at the park…

…these park posts have to be getting boring. What can I say, it’s all park-eat-nap around here these days. Such is the life of luxury that we’re leading until (DUN DUN DUN) school starts officially on the 27th. I have big news from today’s sojourn. News I wouldn’t have thought I would have to report […]

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Blissful weather.

If the weather was like this for long periods of time, the entire world would live in Chicago. As it is, it’s easy to forget that the wretched winter looms ahead of us, a mere two or three months away…cool, breezy, and sunny weather can do that to a person. On Saturday, Justin took our […]

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Just another day at the park.

In my last week of summer vacation, we’ve finally settled into a nice little routine. After breakfast, we clean up a little, then head out to Lazarus Park at about 9:45 or 10. Except for a few rainy days here and there, the weather has been absolutely stunning in Chicago lately — especially today. Blue, […]

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Yard sale finds.

Saturday was stunning in Chicago. Shannon and I started out the day in sweatshirts, it was that cool, but it was bright, sunny, and breezy — absolutely perfect weather. The only downside was the hint of fall in the air. Don’t like THAT at ALL. Unfortunately, pickings were slim as far as yard sale merchandise […]

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Ring-a-Round the Rosie!

Justin and I try and try and try and try to teach our kids to do things — ANYTHING. How does a dog go? Can you say milk? DON’T HIT YOUR BROTHER. Zero reaction. My charming sister-in-law with the charisma of ten people shows them how to do ring-a-round the rosie ONCE and they’re champions […]

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