My Favorite Photo: New York

My Favorite Photo: New York

To be fair, this isn't my favorite photo of New York, it's my favorite photo of my favorite people in New York. I shot it on our last family trip to New York, which was three whole years ago. I'm about to make up for lost time, though. Even as we speak, I am winging [...]

Celebrating the New Year in a phat blaze (orange) of glory

When the temperature dips around here, we like to slip into something a little more comfortable and enjoy the kind of romance only Wisconsin's north woods can deliver. And if our #OOTD (Outfit of the Day) doesn't rate with the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), we think it should. With its splendid blaze [...]

Chicago is our kind of town

"Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning." - Carl Sandburg We tasted Chicago this weekend and enjoyed 24 hours of wind-blown, gnocchi-flavored, irreverent fun. We celebrated life in all of its delicious, silly, competitive, tasty, warm, witty glory so that, by [...]

The Ah Ha childhood of an Oprah Winfrey producer

With a lion's head of hair and equally impressive roar, the baby of our family intimidated us all. We called my sister "Boomer" and often saw her stand toe-to-toe with our father, a physically imposing man. He had trouble punishing her, though, because she always made him laugh. Undersized throughout her childhood, Jenny delighted in [...]