weekend adventures Category

But yes, there was ice cream earlier

Today was the first day in 2013 that had a summer feel to how the day unfolded to it. Towards the end we took the #8 bus home at Grand street. It was a familiar in the demographics. Some club looking kids got off near Redno5. UIC kids piled on at the blue line stop […]

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The Garden

Spring is getting a slow start but I’m feeling confident enough to plant our kale seedlings. Also I was thinking about starting a garden diary to refer to next year. I’m often just throwing things in the ground and wondering vaguely if I planted things too close or far apart etc. Then I decided what […]

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10lbs of Lemons

Awhile ago I was reading the internet as I often do and a preserved lemon recipe was linked in a blog completely unrelated to what I was reading. I was sidetracked remembering the absolute powerhouse of flavor I tasted the first time I had preserved lemon and cheese on a cracker. So I poked around […]

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Maybe I could do a whole artist book on people and their “smart” devices

Saturday night I was on the #8 bus (Halsted) for a long long time trying to get across town. Once we went past Greektown I had a moment of bemusement as I mentally took in the scene of personal security. Several people were immersed in their phones causally placed loosely at their knees and another […]

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Last Night

I put on the Butthole Surfers and made dinner and this. It was a good night.   I wish I hadn’t of written anything on the sketch.

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First snow antics

The family downstairs includes a boy about 10-12 years old. As their English is pretty limited, it’s not too clear. This morning this boy shoveled up the snow on our front patio, gangway & walkway and decided the best thing to do with the excess was to build a snow screen and block his very […]

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Bach evening

Joe and I rode our bikes down to see Joanna sing in her choir. The bike ride was cold but good on the way there. The choir was really impressive. I enjoyed listening to the singers enunciate the German words in that overly enunciated way singers do. That always amuses me. The whole production was pretty […]

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