Archive for June, 2009


Published Date: June 26th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  I witnessed some pretty impressive parenting today.   G and I were at the beach with my friend T and her 3 lovely girls. T and I were already on our second glass of secret-not-allowed-beach-wine when we heard that shout of glee that all parents dread hearing at the beach:   “Mom! I found [...]

I’m a Soccer Mom?

Published Date: June 12th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  I just wasn’t prepared. I wasn’t prepared for the amount of joy I felt when I saw my 4-year-old son score his first soccer goal.   It’s crazy—it’s not like he is even on a team. We enrolled him into this $12 (yes, $12. We can’t hate the City of Chicago ALL the time) [...]

Secret Poetry Fan

Published Date: June 5th, 2009
Category: Monthly Shout-out

  Are you a secret poetry fan? Or, just trying to exercise your literary muscles before the Printers’ Row Bookfair this weekend? Then I would highly recommend going to this great poetry zine: They have some wonderful words and you might even recognize a few of the authors…