Life is a Cabaret

One night at dinner a few months ago, my mother in-law coaxed a new friend at Belmont Village to stick around for the evening's entertainment by bursting into song. "What good is sitting alone in your room, come hear the music play. Life is a cabaret old chum, come to the cabaret." Grandma Mary Jane [...]

Enchanted April

Meteorologists use scientific phrases like rising dew points and a waning gibbous  to describe the spectacular weekend we finally enjoyed here in the Midwest. But I prefer a more whimsical approach. After 25 straight cold, grey days, I like to think we finally earned ourselves an Enchanted April, which is not coincidentally the name of the [...]