Posts Tagged Chicago

How 2 Spk Gd

Posted by dianne on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog | No comment

When I was growing up in Chicago we frequented small neighborhood shops called “Delicatessens.” Even a five-year-old could have told you what a delicatessen was. I think the influence came from New York but by the time I hit 25, we were saying “deli.” Shortly after that I registered for a technical writing class at

Ocean Awareness

Posted by dianne on Jul 1, 2009 in Blog | No comment

I sent out this article in my Morr Creative Thoughts newsletter in June. Since I am following up on these thoughts in my blog now, I thought I should include this, too. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As a lifelong Midwesterner, my memories of oceans stand out clearly as little vignettes because they are rare and distinct glimpses in

Look in Your Own Back Yard

Posted by dianne on May 31, 2009 in Blog | No comment

Beautiful weather has finally reached the Midwest. It is time to get out an enjoy it all. At the very end of last summer I did something breathtaking. Finally after living in Chicago all my life, I took the Chicago Architecture Foundation river boat tour. My cousin, Jane, was the docent and taught me more