Pops for Champagne

My Go-To Place for Celebrations Last week, my friend David and I went to one of my favorite after-hour places: Pops for Champagne in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.  I’ve had a few celebrations there. This post is about Rachel’s grad… Read More ›

Life Lessons: Simplify

Never complicate what you can simplify As Henry David Thoreau wrote, our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.”  And “simplify the problem of life, distinguish the necessary and the real. Probe the earth to see where your main roots run”. … Read More ›

7 Things That Will Destroy Us

According to Ghandi, there are 7 things that will destroy us. Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle. Science without humanity. Business without ethics

Life Lessons: Coping

Coping is Something We All Do to Varying Degrees When I think of the word “coping”, there are both negative and positive connotations. It’s great to have the ability to handle something, but if coping is required it generally means… Read More ›