From the monthly archives:

October 2009

“I have no life. I play with Lego all day!”

October 5, 2009 marketing at work

Tweet Let me start this post by saying that we are a Lego family.  With 3 boys in the household – my 2 sons and my one husband, our floor used to be covered with Lego pieces when they were little (the kids, not the husband).  Later, a home-made Lego table was the mainstay in […]


Those who do the laundry should have immunity. Just sayin…

October 3, 2009 random

Tweet So the other day husband left one of his baseball caps on the floor of the laundry room, looking quite dirty.  As in, it’s no longer beige but brown-ish all over. So what does it mean when someone just leaves clothing on the floor of the laundry room?  I’d say it means they are […]


Got Summer? Or, On the Agonizing Ritual of Closet Reorg

October 3, 2009 random

Tweet Apparently not this year. Despite its severe winters and famous 3-foot snow, Chicago has always delivered hot and humid summers.  These two things are not mutually exclusive, I am sure, according to a meteorologist, but in my mind I always wonder, while either dying from motion sickness from all the shivering or from dehydration […]

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“Wisconsin Tourism Federation changes name to avoid acronym” ’nuff said…

October 1, 2009 random

Tweet “The folks at the Wisconsin Tourism Federation, a 30-year-old tourism lobbying coalition based in Sun Prairie, couldn’t possibly have predicted how the Internet would change the lingo. While its abbreviation, WTF, was fairly innocuous a few decades ago, it means something entirely different these days…” News article here. Apparently the alarm was first sounded […]