Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Hidden Dishwasher & the Pursuit of Perfection

The official religion of Oak Park is home design and renovation. It is practiced in one degree or another by almost everyone who lives here. A couple of weeks ago I went on one of Oak Park’s annual pilgrimages, “The … Continue reading

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It’s Alright to Cry, Except When I Have to Listen!

As the child of 1970s’  era second wave feminist parents, Free to Be You and Me was part of the soundtrack of my childhood. My mother especially seemed to take one song to heart “It’s Alright to Cry,” sung of … Continue reading

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