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{ Monthly Archives } November 2003

Tales of the City

Three things that remind me that I am living in Chicago, IL and not Owings Mills, MD anymore… 1. The drug raid on the apartment complex next door to my house last night. 2. The random guy who wanted to talk to me at the bus stop this morning. Mostly on the topic of “Girl, […]

The sun again will shine bright and clear

As deserved and expected, Johnny Cash posthumously walked away tied for the most awards at Country’s Biggest Night: The CMA’s. Johnny won for Country Music Association’s album of the year (The Man Comes Around), single of the year (Hurt) and video of the year (Hurt). Interesting to note that these were Johnny’s first CMA awards […]

TiVo Alert!

So tonight is country’s biggest night: The Country Music Awards. Two main highlights of the evening: Terri Clark is a first-time nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year—and, two, Sheryl Crow will be leading the all-star tribute to Johnny Cash. Okay, okay, I don’t know if Sheryl will lead it, but you can be sure […]

Diamonds and Rust

So, we had a highly enjoyable time last night at WTTW’s Soundstage. Because she’s both a night owl and a Gillian Welch fan, Courtney won a pair of “tickets” to the show taping off of Gillian’s website (as did Todd!). As it turns out, it was a really great night to go to Soundstage – […]

Pushing the Needle Too Far

Here’s a late Halloween treat—no, this women is NOT wearing a mask…her husband loved the wild cats of Africa, so she began a transformation to make herself look like one… To give credit where credit is due, this topic comes to us courtesy of guest blogger, Kelly…it was a couple days ago in e-mail that […]