Category Archives: Chicago

Spring on the balcony

“Snowman!” That’s all that’s left of him, a wire hanger arm. Half an Easter outfit,  shoesView full post »


Taking a break on the parachute with a sucker, after the Easter egg hunt.View full post »

In the heartland

Lucy and daddy outside of Heartland cafe in Rogers Park. Dinner date with our good friends. Does this picture lookView full post »

Man or Snowman

Award for Father of the Year?  Dad carries boulders of snow from the roof onto our balcony, in order to make a snowmanView full post »

Stay bravely green in wintertime… Forever true your colour

This year we went with the unpopular pine tree, in a vibrant GREEN!  We like it.  Lucy had blast running through theView full post »

A Trip Downtown

We got all dressed up to go downtown to the courthouse and witness Meeka’s adoption by her stepdad Shaun.  ThenView full post »

18 Months

Happy birthday little one, One Year and One Half.  “I have eighteen months!”  Love you little face.  WhatView full post »

Lucille’s Maiden Voyage

It sure is handy having a spouse who’s a bike mechanic. Pete got “Lucille” built up today and we tookView full post »

Mother’s Day

Excellent Mother’s Day! Spent with my favorite people, doing my favorite things.  Family bike ride!  We went upView full post »

Maiden Voyage

First family bike ride of 2012.  We rode over to Montrose Beach for dinner, and Lucy inspected the boardwalk and theView full post »

Clear with a Chance of Warm

An 80 degree day in March, at Montrose Beach and Pier.  Unbelievable.  Sunscreen for all, walking barefoot in the sandView full post »


Well, daddy went out and baby-proofed the balcony, so she can’t slip through the bars or toss her toys out.  SheView full post »

Everyone knows it’s Windy

Say what?  70 degrees on March 6th huh?  Super windy, blowing the baby all over the place, into monkey bars and dirtView full post »

58 and Not Sunny, but that’s OK

Another glorious January day, supposedly hitting 58 degrees, but honestly it felt a lot warmer than that where we liveView full post »

Crusty, Greenie, or Sticky?

We got to take Lucy to her first rock show today, a Ramones-inspired kiddie band called the Boogers.  I found myselfView full post »

Who’s Afraid of Virgin Snow?

Went to Cricket Hill today at Montrose to go sledding. Lucy was in excellent spirits, right up until we put on theView full post »

Halo Moon

Big moon, reflected in the glass to make two.View full post »

The Baby Amish Dress is All.

When Lucy was still Cletus the Fetus, we visited rural Pennsylvania for an Amish & Mennonite family reunion and wereView full post »