About Last Night

Fireworks are a blast! In fact, they’re blasting all around me, but I might as well live in a hole because I can’t see them. The roofs of neighboring homes and the tall trees surrounding our community are blocking them from my view. The noisy spectacle is nonstop and will continue until the wee hours […]

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The Kiss

It’s awkward to know when it’s right to take that first kiss. From the moment I saw Frazier, kissing him was all I could think about.

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Chicago Blizzard, January 26, 1967

This was the beginning of the infamous “Chicago Dibs”. The meaning of dibs is that after residents have dug out their parking places, they position chairs, tables, cones, or any piece of furniture they can carry, in their parking places in front of their homes and dare freeloaders to try to take advantage of their hard work..

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