Chicago Christmas

Way back when I was a young farm kid who frequented no town larger than Janesville¬†on a regular basis,¬†one of the highlights of my year was the Rock County 4-H Santa Train to Chicago. All us country kids and our families would bundle up during a cold day in December, carpool to Harvard, Illinois and…

Mother’s Day/Memorial Day/Chicago Adventure

Every May, me and most of my moms decide to escape reality for a very short time and head to the big Windy city for a day or two. It’s kind of, sort of a Mother’s Day trip with three out of the four most important moms in my life. (My momma, my Carrot momma…