Coffee Is Life

I love coffee.  We are old friends.  My first remembrance of the liquid gold was on my Aunt Lize's lap dipping my cookies in her coffee. I was five. She and I would snuggle with a cup before anyone else got up and my visits with her were priceless.  Slowly she allowed me to finish up... Continue Reading →

#CAS18 Solace — Part Three

With the Chicago Auto Show ready for race day, the third and final thoroughbred is in the starting gate as a new premiere sponsor, Wintrust. Since 1991, Wintrust has provided a hometown bank to the Chicagoland area.  Big bank function with small community bank feel makes Wintrust stand out from others.  Knowing their customers and valuing local... Continue Reading →

#CAS18 Solace—Part Two

Continuing with the great events available at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show...lets talk favorites.  Parents say they don't have favorites, but the kids know different.  Identifying a favorite can be frustrating because "they all taste good".  Your favorite vacation spot?  Usually the beach or the mountains...maybe even Chicago in the winter?  Nah... Recalling favorites make... Continue Reading →

Woodward Eve

The day had finally come.  Six months in the making. As I lay in bed on the eve of what would be one of the greatest outdoor car shows I've ever seen, I marveled at how aware I had become of everything auto.  My long chestnut hair was perfumed with exhaust as I lay my... Continue Reading →

Corvettes and Cousins

Car love runs in families and mine is no different. Growing up in the same northern Illinois region, my cousin Dan and I were worlds apart.  He, quite a few years my senior, hung out with my older brothers.  Including the little sister happened on occasion.  Dan's daughter was my playmate since our ages were... Continue Reading →

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