Hello, yeah, it’s been a while…

Last post: October, 2011. Yikes.  I really gave up on this place, didn’t I? At least this is still here.  I somehow managed to keep it alive, even though I haven’t posted anything. So I guess my first question is, what’s the purpose of having a blog anymore, especially if you’re an independent, personal blogger?… Continue reading Hello, yeah, it’s been a while…

Rick has avoidance issues…

OK so I’ve been avoiding my blog. It’s not because I dislike it or anything… I don’t.  I just dread writing lately.  I worry that I may start a post and never finish it (because that’s NEVER happened before.  Ha ha.)  I worry that I may write too much and nobody would want to read… Continue reading Rick has avoidance issues…

The weather outside is spiteful, but the year was fairly delightful.

It’s December 23.  Christmas Eve Eve.  And it’s only one day into meterological winter.   But you’d never know it with the way things have been in Chicago lately.   No dreaming about a White Christmas this year.  We’re gonna have one.  Plain and simple.  We’ve had more snow and cold already… pre-winter… than in… Continue reading The weather outside is spiteful, but the year was fairly delightful.