Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Official Club House Rules

9/12/2009 — Now that my son has completed his first week at our local high school, and is working hard at perfecting his cynical teenage facade, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic for the summer a few years ago when he was satisfied with simply being a … Continue reading

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The Slip N’ Slide Caper in Apt. 10-A

I grew up in an apartment building – one of many “vertical neighborhoods” on the North Side of Chicago.  My friends lived upstairs or downstairs, or in other buildings around the congested streets of Lakeview.  We played in the maze of alleys and … Continue reading

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