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An Anachronism is Ended

By |July 6th, 2015|

It was hard to believe, even thirty years ago, that this was the best or most efficient way to do anything. No doubt you’ve heard it on the news but, being from Chicago, I can’t resist a comment.  Today is the day the trading pits are closing at the once mighty Chicago Board of Trade […]

This is what I’m talking about…

By |May 28th, 2015|

Well not exactly the do-it-yourself economy to which I was referring.  But, there’s a guy who parks his car near my place of work who has taken matters into his own hands with the duct tape.  I’ll have to let my friends at Shurtape in on this.  As the largest manufacturer of duct tape, we spent […]

Old School Social

By |May 18th, 2015|

With all due respect to instagram, twitter and pinterest, I just received a post card from a friend traveling in Scotland. And, get this, he painted the card himself in water color. A beautiful scene from, and painted during, his recent trip to Scotland.

I think I have a new man-friend.  Who does this?  No one really, […]