Monthly Archives: May 2011

Welcome to Chicago

The view of the expressway and this digital Welcome to Chicago sign means many things to many people.  If you live here (and chances are you do), it can be a comforting welcome.  You’ve landed at O’Hare, picked up your luggage and let your family and loved ones know you are home safe.  As you […]

Curb Appeal

So you are ready to move?  You aren’t sure where you will go, but one thing you do need to think about before you sell your house, will people drive by, and just keep on going?  The picture above is the side view of house that sits on a dreaded corner lot.  The house looks […]

Choosing Where To Live

Spring seems to have finally arrived in the Chicagoland area.  Pop quiz: who coined the phrase “Chicagoland”?  It sounds like a country or an amusement park.  If you can find out who coined that phrase and send me a verifiable link, I will send you an Amazon gift card. With Spring arriving, our thoughts turn […]

The Long and the Short of it

The Long and the Short of it

Whenever you watch a sporting event, you will likely see photographers on the sidelines with giant lenses, far larger than any you have seen or touched in person.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Summer in the city tends to kick off Memorial Day weekend, which is the traditional start of BBQ season, the weekend when Chicago officially re-opens its beaches, and the weekend when the city allows Lake Shore Drive to be opened up for bicycles. May expands your options for activity, and also your opportunities to take […]