#missing

Don't call it a comeback. Long Beach From Home has RETURNED after a long hiatus. I know the tens of people (family) who read this blog has anxiously awaited this entry. I never went away, I just ran out of things to say. This project started as a chronicle of my move from suburban Chicago … Continue reading #missing

#surprise

The Chicago Cubs have not won the World Series in THREE WEEKS. If you have been paying attention, this was not a complete surprise. While the Cubs run into October 2015 may have been ahead of schedule and caught some fans off-guard, it was clear that the team would soon be a force to be … Continue reading #surprise

#nostalgic

It has been two years (!!) since I packed up my Chicago suburban condo for a new life near the sun-splashed beaches of California. It is amazing to consider how quickly time has passed by and how much has changed since I left home. The Blackhawks won another Stanley Cup in my first year here, … Continue reading #nostalgic

#SwingThoughts

"Keep your left arm straight..." "Avoid the creek running down the right side of the fairway..." "How did I three-putt from twelve feet last hole...?!" "Is the beverage cart EVER going to circle back...?" Golf is a mental game and the only outlet to maintain any level of competitiveness now that I am an old, … Continue reading #SwingThoughts

#traveler

I'm embarrassed to have gone so long between entries, and am penning this blog with one foot out the door before the calendar flips over to October. I thought I would be better at keeping this up to date, and I don't want an empty month with no content in this space. Apparently a lot … Continue reading #traveler

#independence

It is mid-August, the best time to think about back-to-school shopping, complain about the sweltering summer heat, or dream of what event you may have excelled as an Olympian. But it's also a good time to share What You Did Last Summer, specifically during 4th of July Weekend. Every day in California is filled with warm … Continue reading #independence

#overdue

Sometimes it is easy to put off grocery shopping in favor of dining out. And maybe you are going out-of-town for a night or two and don't want food to spoil at the house. Perhaps there is no motivation to actually prepare the goods on-hand and craft a home-cooked meal. For whatever reason, the grocery … Continue reading #overdue