#EmmeSmiles despite the chronic pain, which you should help alleviate.

#emmesmiles

Emily Jo Theisen might be the most beautiful soon-to-be 4-yr-old in the world. It’s a helluva claim to make, but unlike many 3-yr-olds in this country, Emily has learned to appreciate the little things. She didn’t get a choice. 3-year-old Emily has chronic pancreatitis. She can’t grow out of it. It doesn’t go away with …

Political Primaries, Massachusetts Willy, and the Novocaine Hangover

I’m at one of the legendary establishments of Northwest Indiana. A great way for saying, “a local bar.” My buddy is quickly becoming a rising star in local political circles & we’re celebrating primary victories this evening. The funny thing is the guy footing my drinks is a staunch Republican from Massachusetts. And he’s not …

The great Three Floyd’s Smoked Turkey Sandwich recreation

Before holing up for the 2009 Fall season in preparation for the great Ft. Myers, Margaritaville holiday season getaway, we decided this Saturday will be devoted to recreate the greatest experience in 2009 – a smoked turkey sandwich on pretzel bun from Three Floyd’s Brewery of Munster, IN. I know, of all the tings we …

A letter to the saxophone player outside Busch Stadium who had his tip box free kicked downstreet.

Lambert-STL chairs

One hour layover in St. Louis, MO. A Cubs fan’s worst nightmare, aside from them losing here. At least this time I’ll be leaving the airport in an airplane. Last time I was at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport,  I was rented car and drove back to Chicago. See, I was at a Cubs-Cardinals game 2.5 …

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