Tag: Starbucks

Our (bartered) wedding in pictures

Our September 1st, 2013 almost 100%-bartered wedding in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago… a day of Best Decisions, ending with the best of them all, becoming legal Best Friends. I found out a week before the wedding that I couldn’t get ready at the venue. I reached out to a guy I had met twice, for all Read more…

I’d take this morning over a Christmas bonus any time

    Today’s words: perspective and gratitude. I lay on the couch this morning, finishing watching the documentary I started yesterday as I waited to scoop up Fiance at O’Hare when his midnight flight from Vegas landed. In Two American Families, Bill Moyers “chronicles the lives of two ordinary families over more than 20 years as Read more…

When life gives you clusterfucks, pedal gratefully.

Theme of the past two weeks — Clusterf*ck. Fake Snow Clusterf*ck I visited Seattle for the first time recently.  Quite lovely!  Their coffeehouses really ARE cool.  I thought the Chicago java-scene was pretty good.  Oh man, we have a lot of catching up to do.  The variety, the natural wood, the hanging art, the mismatched Read more…