Van Life: Meet the new Lucy

Meet Lucille Van White. You may recall Lucy One White, my late cat who wrote a Friday column for some time.  Lucy the cat has been physically gone a year now, although she still transmits plenty of comments to our household.  Twenty years leaves a lasting presence.  But I digress.  Back to Lucy Van. Lucy […]

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BA and I are in Madison, WI for a few days, visiting some of her family and going to see a cousin’s photography on display at the Chazen museum.  We’re staying at an airbnb.  Its a small one bedroom apartment in the walkout lower level of a home. Quiet and just fine for our needs. […]

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Yes, that’s me in many respects. For example, I am very particular about where I keep my keys. This habit developed nearly 40 years ago. I’d given my roommate a ride to the airport; he was off to visit his girlfriend for the weekend. I was now on the north side of Chicago and decided […]

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