Category Archives: Snafus

C&K Jump The Broom

Here’s something I wrote recently for our online wedding site … whatcha think? About the Bride and Groom (to-be) Kristi and Chris met in the fall of 2009. Kristi’s company purchased a set of career videos from Chris’ company, and … Continue reading

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The summer of 2011 was one to remember – the weather balmy and the laughter bountiful. As we roll into a pile of crunchy leaves and wave goodbye, we bring along a trunk of memories that we will reflect upon …

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May I recommend …

1. Zenni Optical – Getcha some swanky eyeglasses for the price of a bean burrito. (Unless you are legally blind without your contacts or specs, then it’s more like the price of 49 bean burritos. I can’t decide what I … Continue reading

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James Earl Jones! I’m bored beyond belief! It’s Friday night and I’m sitting on the couch with my fat cat eating fat-free cool whip out of a bowl and reading The Daily Beast. My bud Tara is up for a …

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Being a square

Hullo, big city lights! Whelp (that’s a slang version of “well” … this isn’t a birth announcement! No mammal offspring in the vicinity!), Cdubs and I have officially made the previously mentioned Palmer Square gem our home. We’re finally settled … Continue reading

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Nerdisms

I’ve lived in Chicago exactly one year. That’s 12 months. 365 days. 8,760 hours. 525,600 minutes. (which doesn’t really sound like many minutes …) Although I’ve become a semi-savvy CTA user, a bike rider, an amateur (experimental and not that … Continue reading

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Dab will do ya

Life in the city is a whirlwind as of late… and the weather isn’t the only thing changing … Therefore, a simple list is all I have for you today. 1. Exercise. I forgot how much I like to run … Continue reading

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Thundersnow: You can run, but you can’t hide

SNOMG! SNOWPOCALYPSE! SNOWMAGEDDON! SNOWTORIOUS B.I.G! These are just a few clever labels friends have conjured up to describe the recent Midwestern blizzard. This historic storm is currently pounding and kneading Chicago like a kitchen full of nasty bread dough, and … Continue reading

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Touring the land of food and beverage

This just in: every so often (probably once a month-ish) I’ll present a list of local Chicago hot spots recently graced by my country mouse toes and teeth. I’ll share a mini description of the joint, note whether my time … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly = a popular Chicago treat

Did you know that there is a Jelly Belly factory on Morrow Ave in North Chicago? Shaw. If you want a northerly adventure where you can not only stuff your cheeks with a variety of colors and flavors but also … Continue reading

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