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Humble Hero on Chicago’s South Side

In this column I will write about current events, politics, economics, religion and other topics that most reasonable people won’t touch. My last column was about sports and this one also is about sports, but I assure you, this is … Continue reading

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Bigamy and Loyalty in Sports

The dictionary definition of bigamy is the act of marrying someone when already married to another person. Marital bigamy is a crime in the United States. I’m glad this doesn’t apply to sports because I’ve been a “Sports Bigamist” for … Continue reading

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The Market Always Rules

Since my Chicago neighbor Pete first introduced me to Cubs parking nine years ago, I’ve been hooked! Pete and I worked the intersections in our neighborhood (only two blocks from Wrigley Field) for 5 years until he took his wife … Continue reading

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Obama Screws it Up Again!

The Chicago Cubs have a five-game winning streak! While the Cubbies are still firmly entrenched in the bottom spot of the National League Central division, they are now winning a whopping 42 % of their games! If the Cubs can … Continue reading

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I Miss My Mom

Today as I prepared breakfast for my wonderful B&B guests, I started to really miss my Mother.  Hazel Alta Myers passed away over a decade ago.  She had a college degree in education but she wasn’t a “professional educator”.  She … Continue reading

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Donald Sterling: America’s Most Tarnished Bigot?

Right now the National Basketball Association playoffs are well underway, as are the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the National Hockey League. It’s a good time to be a sports fan, but all we’re going to hear about in the next … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, My Mother Betty!

Last Thursday evening, April 24, 2014 Betty Axelsen passed away peacefully in Fort Collins, Colorado. She was 92 years old. With Betty was her only remaining child, Ken and her loving daughter-in-law, Sandie. Betty was a dutiful, loving wife and … Continue reading

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