Black Tie

“Did you ever get the feeling that the world is a tuxedo and you’re a pair of brown shoes?” — George Gobel


A New Look

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there really is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” — John Ruskin 


Christmas in the City

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” — Norman Vincent Peale


Chicago’s 2015 Christkindl Market

In December there are few things I love to do more than visit the German Christkindl Market in Chicago’s Daley Plaza. Yes, it’s over-priced, cheesy, and CROWDED but it’s been a family tradition for more than half my life and nothing…