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August 2015

Utensils for an intense afternoon of letter writing

Just Write

Back in the day, I used to be a letter writing champion. Between my best friend, my pen pal, and my sister, we could keep an entire postal service busy and still have time to attend school. There was…

24 hours in a day

We All Have 24 Hours | From Mr. Houseful

There is truth to the notion that we all operate with the same 24 hours every day. It’s how we choose to live within those 24 hours that define us. We can rest, lounge-around, work, garden, play, eat, read,…

Bud Biliken Parade

Chicago Sights: My First Bud Billiken Parade

I’ve experienced a first. Well, two firsts. I was able to attend the Bud Billiken Parade here in Chicago, which is, for those of you who are just hearing about it, the oldest black parade in the entire country.…

Homemade Pasta Sauce

I’ve done it.  I’ve made pasta sauce in all of it’s glory, and I’m thinking about making some more. Because that’s what people with no time on their hands do.  Add more to the list.  For this particular batch…