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2011 

On what planet, and in what dimension is this a relief?? But it is... this morning, they were talking about 18 to 24 inches of snow from Tuesday evening through Wednesday. And as of now, the weather channel, at least according to this map, is only calling for 6-12 inches of snow for the Greater C...
Posted about 3 years ago
27 Comments
With the looming threat of a gigantic oncoming snow and ice-storm readying to affect 30 states, with Illinois and Chicago right in the center of it's sights, I thought I'd give you a yardstick to compare this incoming storm. They're saying that we, here in Chicagoland, can expect between Tuesday ...
Posted about 3 years ago
2752 Central Park, Evanston, IL 60201 This is my new listing, and it's a cute, cute, cute property. It's a lovely Tudoresque home, with 3 bedrooms upstairs, and more closet space than you'd expect. Very nice offset brick, with corner stonework.  A full bath upstairs, and a half bath on the first ...
Posted about 3 years ago
"Can't you be more like your sister?" The plaintive plea of a mother pushed to the edge of her sanity.  We've all heard statements like it.  "Your brother, the Doctor, isn't having trouble making ends meet.  I don't know why you didn't go to Princeton, like we wanted, and become a lawyer.  But no...
Posted about 3 years ago
37 Comments
As the snow falls all over the east coast, and New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Hartford enter into, yet another, Winter Wonderland my mind wanders off in several directions at once: * I am SO done with snow.  Global warming, my ass! * I have several friends who are flying to the east coast this m...
Posted about 3 years ago
This is an interesting little test to see just how developed your right-brain is.  Reblogged from Sharon Sigman (thank you Sharon)...  yes, the man really is in the photo, and once you've spotted him, you won't be able to view the photo without seeing him. But until you DO see him... well, let's ...
Posted about 3 years ago
18 Comments
Today's technology is truly amazing. Recently my mother underwent a surgitation, and had her shoulder rebuilt.  That's right, they went into the spare parts cabinet, and pulled out some new shoulder parts, and put them in my mother's shoulder.  This is in addition to her two replacement hips. Tit...
Posted about 3 years ago
Today is a beautiful day.  The sun is shining off of the ice crystals on the ground, and the turf, at Soldier Field, is appropriately salted, to keep it from icing up (and to rub salt in the wounds of the Greenbay Cheeseypoofs when they are smashed to the ground... ooops, did I say that 'out loud...
Posted about 3 years ago
37 Comments
An attempt was made to "tag" me recently, by my former "lurker" Kim McMahon (that's her photo over on the left... isn't she cute?).  It was a very nice thought, on her part.  It's an indication that she reads my blog, likes what I have to say, and would like to know more about me. I very much app...
Posted about 3 years ago
64 Comments
According to the Insurance Information Institute, about one-fifth (20%) of all home owner's insurance claims in 2007, were due to water damage.  And the average bill for that insurance claim was over $5,000. Your first instinct, as a home owner, may be to file a claim on that insurance policy tha...
Posted about 3 years ago
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