(South 4th Street Mega Grande Laundromat, DeKalb, Illinois) Cousin visiting me from Ireland accompanied me to the laundromat this morning. He spent a bit of time standing by the door, looking back & forth between the Firearms Friendly sign & the Load/Unload sign, trying to figure if the Load/Unload sign referred to guns, laundry, or … Continue reading Sign Doing Double Duty?
The succulents & cacti with hopeful thoughts towards summer. Then there’s Santa up there in the attic window wondering where the devil all the snow went this winter…….. Continue reading Winter Buddies in a Southern Window
Was running some errands this afternoon & dropped by Walmart. The weather has been so nice here that they’re not even bothering to wait for April this year. March will do. Pick a color. Any color. Colors & sizes to suit everyone. “Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has … Continue reading Springtime in the City
Hey! Climate change is upon us! Northern Illinois! February! 60F & 70F days! March! More of the same! Open up & get out there & make some money. By 2020, we’re expecting you to be open Christmas Day, so get a move on. Continue reading Get a Move On
I’ve never been particularly attracted to the opera. I love music. But the only opera that I know of resides in Chicago & it means fancy clothes. Tuxes for the boys. Gowns for the girls. Either cab rides or expensive parking. Expensive jewelry. Converse sneakers need not apply. When the local paper said that the … Continue reading Going to the Opera
Drove into the village to the library the other day, & came across a newly painted fire hydrant. Many of the fire hydrants in the village were getting rather rusted & ugly, so a young man came up with a way to both pretty up the hydrants & raise money for the fire department. For … Continue reading Cubs Won! Cubs Won! Cubs Won!
ATTN all handicapped meter readers………………. Have you despaired of never being able to find a handicapped parking spot near your meters? Well, so have the good folks of Big Rock, Illinois (pop. a few under 700),so despair no more! If you’re handicapped & you’re a meter reader, Big Rock loves ya & wants to do … Continue reading ATTN: All Handicapped Meter Readers