I knew it was coming, but I hate that it had to happen. Studs Terkel died.

STUDS TERKEL: Studs Terkel dead — chicagotribune.com: The author-radio host-actor-activist and Chicago symbol has died. “My epitaph? My epitaph will be ‘Curiosity did not kill this cat,’” he once said. I stood in line behind Studs Terkel at Treasure Island once when I was in college. I was looking at him pretty intently, I guess, Read more about I knew it was coming, but I hate that it had to happen. Studs Terkel died.[…]

Nashville just got a little more perfect

I don’t know how I missed the news that my favorite local cafe and patisserie, Provence, is now partnering with Intelligentsia Coffee. From Chicago. It’s my favorite coffee EV-AR. I detect the need to modify my daily commute so that I head downtown before leaving the city on my way to the exurbs each morning: Read more about Nashville just got a little more perfect[…]

Good, Bad, Ugly: weekend recap edition

The ugly: we spent the entire weekend obsessing over fleas. In 8.67 years of living with multiple cats, they have never had fleas. Admittedly, our cats have been outside (on leashes) more lately than ever but I also think the flea population must be larger this year, probably due to the heat. Anyway, we’d “treated” Read more about Good, Bad, Ugly: weekend recap edition[…]