Leaving on a jet plane

Leaving on a jet plane

On a 21-hour travel day that saw me roll through five busy airports, I wore my "You are Beautiful" T-shirt and observed. I left yesterday from Fort Lauderdale airport where I saluted the resiliency of this great country. I flew to O'Hare, drove to General Mitchell to catch a flight west, enjoyed a quick layover [...]

Civil dissonance

I have been thinking, lately, about music and how each note relies on the other. Even the first simple songs we teach our babies -- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, for instance -- require at least six notes, some whole, some half, with several quarters and eighths as well. Add a couple of chords and, depending [...]

Hey Sister, Go Sister, Do you fancy, ah, the Green Bay Pack?

Hey Sister, Go Sister, Do you fancy, ah, the Green Bay Pack?

Sometimes, the best thing about sporting events turns out to be the people you watch them with. We found that statement to be true (though grammatically incorrect) yesterday as we capped a great girls weekend by gathering in my sister Kathy's living room to cheer on the Packers. We wore our lucky jerseys (I even, to [...]