Category Archives: Apartments & Other Domiciles

Let Me Take You On an Escapade

The last gift I remember getting from both my Nanny and Pop-Pop Posch was a golden vest from Escapade in the Baldwin Shopping Center on Grand Avenue. Usually Nanny would be in charge of the gifts, and always skewed younger. … Continue reading

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Goodbye, TWoP :(

27 years ago, my life was changed forever by “The Baby-Sitters’ Club.” I was 12, and it had been nine long years since I fell in love with Little Women, two years that felt like two decades since Anne Shirley … Continue reading

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10 Reasons for Joy In My Day

1) Having the very last slice of TH pizza for the season as my breakfast — thank you Trevor Stice; it was delicious. 2) Learning a few new tasks that keep Jan-Pro running, and that I can now help with. … Continue reading

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This Is (Almost) 40?

Then I was young and unafraid ~ Fantine I remember singing the aforementioned lyrics/title in the shower when I was 24. Oh, how life had left me behind. If only I’d known then… Ridiculous, clearly! Because, perspective. But I find … Continue reading

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Advertisements, Addiction, & Advice

My message today is twofold. The first fold is as follows: I’ve been pleasantly surprised at the number of entertaining commercials that are currently running. Offhand, I can think of two, one being that cell phone ad with the cheerleader. … Continue reading

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Pop Pops & Wood Shops

“Would you just hand a child a saw?” someone recently said, forget who, but all I could do was mentally address that rhetorical question, because 30+ years ago, I was handed a saw and taught how to cut wood by … Continue reading

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Then You Can Dream About It, and It’ll Be a Whole Garden.

You know, George, I feel that in a small way we are doing something important. Satisfying a fundamental urge. It’s deep in the race for a man to want his own roof and walls and fireplace, and we’re helping him … Continue reading

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