Joe grew up in the house we both moved into shortly after Cole was born. Joe’s dad built our house on the Northwest side of Chicago more than 50 years ago. When we moved into our home, there were still lots of old-timers living in the hood, and the parking rules were clear: you did … Continue reading The point! Parking Courtesy!
This deer antler video does not really belong on Odd, but I was asked to post it here to make it easy to share. Maybe it belongs here simply because it’s Odd; I don’t know. Maybe it is not up to me to question why, but just to post the darned thing. It’s not as … Continue reading A Deer Antler Video?
Ashes to Snow reminded me of Handprints to Treasure, a post I wrote back in March 2010. I updated this post and wanted to once again share the importance of our handprints. Joe and Cole would hold their hands together and measure them: Joe would tell him how strong and big his hands were becoming. … Continue reading Handprints to Treasure
Cole said, “Mom lets add a few of dad’s ashes to the Chicago Big Blizzard of 2011.” So we did. ....tell me snowflakes, do you come from where the angels are?
We have BIG SNOW. The Big Friendly Blizzard (BFB) of 2011 has arrived. When I lived in St. Louis in my early 20s, I experienced my first real snow storm. Sure, I had been in snow before, but I had never really managed the experience on my own. At the time I owned a Honey … Continue reading Big Snow In Chicago
February 1st,2011 at 10pm. Big Snow Rolls into Chicago It was awesome. A Flurricane! Wind! Lightening! Thunder! Sleet! Snow drifts! We went outside, We Saw, We Recorded. We came back inside and Enjoyed Hot Chocolate! Thank you for bring a part of our blizzard! Odd Love Company. ♥~ Katybeth
Waiting for Big Snow! I moved to Chicago in 1986. In the years that I have lived here, Da Bears have won a Super Bowl, the Sox have won a World Series, the Chicago Bulls have won 6 championship titles, the Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup, and the Cubs…well, they came very, very close … Continue reading Waiting for Big Snow!