A hot dog, nachos and a Coke — what a meal


    As long as I have known ballparks, there have been concession stands, and I know that every time I’ve been to a big-league baseball game, I’ve always wanted a hot dog, nachos, and a Coke, and t

1871: the year of the great fires


    In 1922 the National Fire Protection Association named the second week of October as Fire Prevention Week in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire.

A hodgepodge of emotions


    It was a nice Sunday afternoon and I sat in my recliner in the house covered up. Well it was Sunday, a day of rest, although it seems like every day is my day of rest.