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4th Almost-Annual Pride Weekend Scavenger Hunt!

Originally uploaded by Mirandala It’s in the bag. Put a rainbow-tinted fork in this year’s Pride Weekend Scavenger Hunt. The competition was fierce and fun and the judges salute all the participants for their energy and creativity! However, in the words of the Highlander, “in the end, there can be only one!!!” Er, except for […]

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Congratulations, Miss B!

Donation strikes major chord for Hirsch High School band students — Super-congrats to Barb & the Hirsch HS band. Rock on!

In like a Lyon*

Welcome to my new nephew, Lyon**! Born this morning at 4:18am – 8lbs, 3oz. Woot! Congratulations to Jesse and Vanessa! Can’t wait to meet him! Once again…woot! New nephews qualify for double woots… * Had to be done. ** Pronounced like “lion.”

Runnin’ to the End of the Earth!

Congratulations to Courtney on finishing her fourth Chicago Marathon today – with a personal best time of 4:52. Anassa kata!! Photos are here.

Home Again

We’re back! Happy to see the kitties and our friends again, but sad to leave Vacation Land and the coast of New England. Had a great time, went to P-town, Martha’s Vineyard, Providence, Portland, Bar Harbor, and back to Cape Cod for Karen’s wedding. The wedding itself was great. Super fun – and excellent to […]

OFU Rawks Lincoln Square

You may remember our stupendous win at the Lincoln Square Idol competition this Spring. Well – it’s finally time for our prize performance! Whoo hoo! Come see us this Thursday! Lincoln Square Summer Concert Series Thursday, August 10th at Giddings Plaza (on N. Lincoln Ave. next to Cafe Selmarie) 7 pm: Soul Ensemble 8 pm: […]

Congratulations, Betsy!

And the Winner is…

Okay, you can stop refreshing your screen…we are here to announce the winners of the Third Annual Pride Weekend Scavenger Hunt!!! The judges were impressed and quite often amused with the submissions by the four teams. Congratulations to all who participated!! We wish we could make you all winners, but there can be only one […]

Scavenger Hunt: Days Two and Three

All is well and the scavenger hunt teams have been hard at work! All item hunting must end tomorrow morning at 9am – and then participants must submit their photos and other items to the judges. After that, the judges will begin the hard work of evaluating the contestants’ scavenger hunt entries and calculating point […]

The Hunt is Up

Bwahaha! Even now, the staff of is putting the final touches on the list for the Third Annual Pride Weekend Scavenger Hunt! Bwaahahahaha! The potential field of competitors is fierce and the desire for victory is great. But who will rise to the top? Who will crush the hopes and dreams of all other […]