Ron Santo: #10 on the field, #1 in our hearts

This is the motto that surrounded my little neighborhood of Wrigleyville on the first weekend of December.  The memory of one of Chicago's favorite baseball players and broadcaster was made more special by the first snow fall, covering the candles, flowers, #10 jerseys and, of course, cans of Old Style.  Essie and I suited up [...]

Githeri and Kilimanjaro? Yes Please!

Sunday was a special day. The sun was shining (for an hour longer, too), the broom was sweeping (sun inspired spring cleaning) and the beans were boiling (more on this one later). All of this in preparation for a screening of the MTV documentary Summit on the Summit, a Kilimanjaro trek organized by musician, Kenna, [...]