The quality of the earring doesn’t matter. The cardboard-cut pain of it. . .The earring is the worst because you have the constant reminder of the remaining earring. The pain and worry that you feel for the little guy out … Continue reading The Epic of Earringmess or Earring Love-loss
Easter weekend mom was in town. So, I forced her into chauffeur duty. First stop: Gethsemane Gardens, the amazing nursery on Clark to start my herb garden. They didn’t have everything (thai basil, Cuban cilantro, or peppers!) that I needed, … Continue reading Ikea, Easter, Washrooms, and Finding the Perfect Pillow
Sometimes I forget to mention the little things about the city that I love: The tiny, mature gardens that are prevalent everywhere in my neighborhood, the weird shoes I see on the weird feet on the El. The fact that there is a four-language church on my way home from work, the noisiness of the city, the anonymity of the city, and yet the familiarity of seeing the people waiting for the bus, walking to the train, and taking their dogs out everyday. Not driving. My brand new fridge, the flowering trees that make it look like it’s snowing when … Continue reading A few of my favorite things (Insert Oprah joke here.)
I woke up this morning and did Pilates for the first time in month! In two days we will have been here for our first full month. And I think Ferguson has finally settled in. … Continue reading Shopping and more food pictures!
Imagine a world where there’s no phone service, no TV, and no internet, and no it’s not it Amish country. This used to be me reality, but not anymore. We are now living in the digital age, thanks to Sidney … Continue reading St Patty’s Day In the Best City
My name is Liz, and I speak for me, Chicago has been treating me splendidly! I had a wonderful day off yesterday, and as you can tell from my mad rhyming skills, Sidney and I went to see The Lorax … Continue reading No internet still. . .but having a great time!
We made it! Sorry for the as yet sporadic entries. As soon as we get the Internet hooked up at home, I will make them much more frequent! We were pleasantly surprised with the design and layout of the new … Continue reading Getting Settled In and Getting a Job