Archive for October, 2012

We’ve been getting less and less sunlight around the Midwest lately.  Our seasons are changing, and our clocks have not fallen back. What does that mean? Well, the snooze button seems more tempting every morning. You know the feeling, right? When you wake to darkness and chill and a full meeting schedule, the day can more »

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I’m a fan of Modern Family, and especially of the character Phil Dunphy. Part sage, part dunce, it’s easy for him to steal the show. In last week’s episode, Phil gives his daughter a book of his accumulated wisdom, in proverb form, as a going away to college present. Some of my favorites: You only more »

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I took this picture of a Valentine’s card last February. (Note, I didn’t buy the card: we aren’t big Valentine’s Day sort of people. Bah hum bug.) I thought of this photo again recently, as Chicago has definitely hit socks-in-bed season. And while my last post may have been a gentle reminder to be thoughtful more »

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