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Larry Loved: Stereogum’s ‘The Number Ones’ article series

Don’t hold me to this, but I think I want to capture some of those things that Larry loved and write about them on my site.   Something that immediately came to mind was the article series on the Stereogum website: The author, Tom Breihan, has written about every single #1 song on the Billboard […]

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Our Activity-Filled July 4 Weekend

It’s been one hell of a 4-day weekend – a much needed one, to be sure.  Today, the actual holiday of July 4, is probably going to be the most relaxing day of it all, and that’s absolutely perfect for us.  Stay a while, look at some pictures, as we’ve had some fun activities this […]


Day 8: London & West End

(2014 Note:  These pages are transfers from my original site so I can better view the many pictures I have from that trip and so it’s searchable within WordPress Search. Here’s a link to the original page!) London – Part Two! As you may recall from the first page of this little travel journal, when […]

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Jukebox Through Nerdville: REO Speedwagon & Chicago at the Greek

“Jukebox Through Nerdville” is one of the first things I ever learned about Larry when meeting him through, and it’s an apt description.  Not that I lay claim to a taste in music above reproach, that’s for sure, but I loved that Larry had this kind of taste in music.  More often than not, […]

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Addicted to WSoPC! (T-51)

I’ve actually got to pause for about 10 minutes shortly to play the online version of WSoPC (World Series of Pop Culture) – I could win $2500 if I answer all 25 questions right! I do have a lot to report on though – well, it’s really just my overall thoughts of how Chicago’s hiring […]