Category Archives: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Happy Easter 2021!

It’s more than a little understandable if there is much about 2020 that you and we don’t choose to look back on. But, now and then, it’s not a bad thing to reflect on something to underscore, not only what … Continue reading

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One. Long. Year.

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March, 11, 2020. One year ago? Only one?!?! Some days it feels like more … a lot more. Like you, during the past year, we’ve had our share of ups and downs and, now … Continue reading

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Speaking of Valentine’s Day …

Blame it on the pandemic and/or wanting to make our “bubble” as pretty as possible? Who knows the reason. All we do know is that, for 25 years, the Wonderful Tree Lady has magically decorated our house and one 6 … Continue reading

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A New Year? Heck yeah!

New Year’s Eve 2020 marks the 26th anniversary of our first “Cheap Date Life After Dark New Year’s Eve Extravaganza” broadcast on WGN radio. Sadly, 2020 being what it has been, our annual kicking out the old and welcoming in … Continue reading

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Some Saturday-After-Thanksgiving Fun!

Another tradition the pandemic sidelined this year was our annual Thanksgiving show on WGN radio with Muriel Anderson as our special guest. We always looked forward to that show and attending Muriel’s Saturday-After-Thanksgiving Concert. Well, the good news is that, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

It’s probably a significant understatement to say that Thanksgiving 2020 will be unlike any we’ve previously experienced, but … here we are. We are living through – and, hopefully, will survive – a pandemic. Who’d a thunk it? Nope, never … Continue reading

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Our Halloween Poem

Well hello again dear fiends … er, friends. It’s that time again and, as usually happens this time each year, the closer we get to Halloween, the more requests we get from many of you asking about the Halloween poem … Continue reading

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77!

Sunday, July 26, 2020, I (Steve) observed the completion of 77 turns around the sun. In no particular order, I thought I’d share a few thoughts about that milestone. This was the first time I’ve marked a birthday in the … Continue reading

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Before & After

It’s been a while since we talked about … this. How are you doing? Really!  We’d like to know so, after you finish reading this post, please feel free to leave a comment.  This moment didn’t come with anything resembling … Continue reading

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10 Years Already?!?!?

Has it really been 10 years since we started this blog?  Well, according to the calendar and double checking it back to the date of our very first blog post, the answer is … Yep! It kind of snuck up … Continue reading

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