Anxiety, Blogging, Chicago, Favorite Things, Friends, Humor, Life, Pets, Travel, Universe, Writing

Walking Through The Door

Last weekend was my first real trip since 2019. I packed a suitcase, held the mail, flew in an airplane, and stayed in a hotel. In March 2020, my youngest daughter met two friends online through a mutual friend here, the same month our country was shut down due to COVID. She has communicated with these… Continue reading Walking Through The Door

Books, Chicago, Favorite Things, Garden, Life, Nonsense, Tater Tots, Writing

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 41

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. ZINNIASSSSS Excuse me while I share alllllll the zinnia photos. I cultivated them from seed I purchased at Meijer in April. It was incredibly satisfying to see these flowers unfold. I will never again purchase a flat of flowers from a… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 41

Chicago, Favorite Things, Music, Nonsense, Uncategorized

Favorite Musicians from The Midwest

The whole reason I wrote this post was that I discovered, in 2022, that The Violent Femmes are from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which completely blew my mind. For some reason, I assumed they were from England. Photo by Pixabay on As a result, I decided to spend an evening going through my playlists to see… Continue reading Favorite Musicians from The Midwest

Anxiety, Blogging, Books, Chicago, Childhood, Family, Favorite Things, Food, Friends, Garden, Humor, Life, Music, Pets, Soul Homework, Summer, Universe, Writing

100 More Things I Love

I published a post titled 100 Things I Love in 2017 and it was a lot of fun to write. A lot has happened in in the five years since I published that post, the most significant of which was a global pandemic. But I've changed a lot since 2017, going through menopause, writing a… Continue reading 100 More Things I Love

Chicago, Family, Favorite Things, Friends, Life, Soul Homework, Travel, Universe, Writing

What’s Made Me Smile This Month- December 2021

I was looking through all the images on my phone last week while in the waiting room of my headache doctor, and I noticed my face smiling to all of the pictures in front of me. I've decided to share them with you all. I hope these can make you smile as well. Buddy and… Continue reading What’s Made Me Smile This Month- December 2021

Chicago, Favorite Things, Humor, John Hughes

Why Chicago Needs a John Hughes Museum by Moira Rose

In 2015, I wrote a blog post titled "Why Chicago Needs a John Hughes Museum." But the explanation was flimsy, and given the testosterone-heavy, estrogen-depleted atmosphere in Hollywood, it felt like I needed to read the room better. I unpublished the post several years ago and promptly forgot about it. Until one day, while working on… Continue reading Why Chicago Needs a John Hughes Museum by Moira Rose