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Way Better Chili Ramen

One of the doctors I worked with would drink beer with me as we stood amongst the radioactive waste . The other doctor disapproved of my daily ritual of eating ramen from a junky plastic bowl.  327 more words



Casually counting down until I can open up a bottle of wine and remove everything but by post bear sweater. 3 hours to go.

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Day Trip from Chicago to Lake Geneva - for BRUNCH!

I love surprises. Even more than I love surprises, I love surprising other people. What I love equally as much as surprises is brunch. Luckily for me, Chicago has a million awesome spots for brunch. 227 more words


Living History Farms: Walnut Hill Print Shop

I consider the origins of words to be an important part of history—but also fascinating and fun in their own right. So before we head off to the farms, I thought I’d offer this little bit of nomenclature and how it arose. 173 more words


From an old record box: Patrick Park - Honest Skrew

The old record box has thrown out some lovely surprises in this month’s bumper crop: a reunion with a clinical pop masterpiece in Roxette’s ‘It Must Have Been Love’, the indie rock rush of The Wedding Present’s ‘2, 3, Go’, and an R.E.M. 1,034 more words


Snap Back To Reality

“Go ahead and think you’ll end up happy. I’m going to think in terms of reality.”

“You’re not thinking realistically! While you’re out there with your head in the clouds, we’re back here living in reality.” 1,115 more words

Root Midwest Quiet Time Pet Bed Fleece 48 x 30

As already said above, this year will see fleece outerwear as being extremely stylish. You may be startled that fleece is so popular. What is about the material that makes it so special? 175 more words