Rainy night in the city

I’ve written about Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” before. It’s one of those songs from the 1980s that takes me back to another time in my life. I wouldn’t relive high school for all the money in the world, but the music from that era can always make me think aboutContinue reading “Rainy night in the city”

Nothing ever lasts forever

Sunday afternoon, Chicago The weather was unseasonably warm, so I finally got around to a task I’ve successfully put off until today. Raking up fallen leaves can be a lot of fun with children around to jump in the pile. But for one reason or another, it never happened this year. The leaves sat inContinue reading “Nothing ever lasts forever”