On June 2, 2010, the one year anniversary of Joe’s death, we will have a picnic at Albion Beach. We won’t have a ceremony, but we will say the Our Father. Joe loved this prayer. I had every intention of saying it at the cremation viewing, but I forgot the words when I saw the … Continue reading Joe Ruscitti Loved Sports
Month: May 2010
Rocking Memories Forever
Cole’s graduation from 8th grade is in 25 days. The anniversary of Joe’s death is in 15 days. On our entertainment center is a large picture of Joe that we had blown up for his memorial, his cremation urn, a picture Cole drew, and some other meaningful Joe items. On occasion, I add and subtract … Continue reading Rocking Memories Forever
Isabel Bakes The Cat Box Cake! Odd Exclusive!
I’m sure you remember the “Cat Box Cake” from when it was submitted to our Odd Contest and won First Prize!. After all, a Cat Box Cake pretty much falls on the unforgettable side of Odd, don’t you think? Well, I’m just thrilled to announce that Isabel just took Odd to a new level and created … Continue reading Isabel Bakes The Cat Box Cake! Odd Exclusive!
Today’s Cute Fix…Is there anything cuter than a Sloth? Really.
Chicago Waldorf Mayfair 2010!
Every May, the Chicago Waldorf School hosts a Mayfair. A picture is worth a thousand words. I hope you share my feelings of wonder, hope and beauty when you watch this slideshow. If the slideshow "sticks" or "freezes" on your computer click on the Vimeo logo For more Mayfair FUN, check out Odd’s exclusive coverage of Isabel’s … Continue reading Chicago Waldorf Mayfair 2010!
I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then
Sometimes I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then. We thought we had all the time in the world to laugh, have fun, and do wild and crazy things. We didn’t. Odd. This message is short enough to be a twitter update; yet long enough to tell you now what I didn't know … Continue reading I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then
Bananas 101-Odd Tips and Trivia
I like bananas. Do you? Odd, but true, I like to collect banana tips and trivia. When bananas come up in conversation, I enjoy dazzling others with my banana brilliance. However, it occurred to me that now that I write my Odd blog, I don’t have to wait for the topic of bananas to be … Continue reading Bananas 101-Odd Tips and Trivia
Cardinal Sunset by Cole
This past March, Cole was invited to paint a bird house for the art show, The Return of “Birds I Have Known.” He took on the project with gusto. Cole has been gifted with Joe’s artistic imagination and talent. In this respect, there is no doubt he is his father’s son. Cole has also been … Continue reading Cardinal Sunset by Cole