Batter & Berries of Chicago, IL: A Slice of Heaven

If you have not experienced Chicago between June and September, figure out how to do so immediately.  Google can help with this.  Summer in Chicago is the best, especially brunch. When you arrive in Chicago, your first full morning should include Batter & Berries.  I was told about this place several months before experiencing it …

Sandra Bland Could Have Been Me

Today is Two Years Later 1.9 Million Dollars.  This proves that her death was wrong, yet she is still gone.  The world wants answers, but we may never know the details of the actions that led to her last moments. Her life was fatally interrupted by police mistreatment. Sandra Bland could have been me. Why? …

My Summer Sixteen Jewel: Meet Chelsea

Inside of my head... I was born in October, but I am a summertime lady. I love warm weather! I love being hot! I don’t mind glistening due to a slight sweat. Give me 85 degrees, hardwood floors, a house with sheer linen over large open windows, and a nice breeze moved by strong trees. I’ll take a fan if it’s on the ceiling to keep me cool.  I'll take a glass of the finest sangria, thank you. That is what I call summer magic... Also, I need a hat... I think I need a hat.