Cubs Bad Start
I don't think this is what Cubs President Theo Epstein had in mind when he tried to instill a sense of urgency in his players after last years disappointing finish. At this moment, the Cubs are 1-5, while their chief divisional rival,...Read More
March and Market Madness
March madness is one of my favorite times of the year. It refers to all the high school and college basketball tournaments occurring throughout the month, culminating with the NCAA tournament! It's a time when the underdogs of the...Read More
Mom turns 95 and our visit to Las Vegas
I believe it's rare for someone to travel to Las Vegas for any length of time and return without placing a bet or even setting foot in a casino. That was my situation last week when I took my mother to Vegas to see my children and...Read More
Random thoughts on a snow filled February day.
As I look out my home office window, I see a common winter sight in the Chicago area, lots of snow! Right now it's fresh, white and pretty. A bit like a picture postcard. Soon though, it's likely to be dark grey, ugly and slushy!...Read More
Can the stock market direction be predicted by the Super Bowl?
It used to be said that in years the Super Bowl was won by an original NFL team, the stock market would go up. When an original AFL team won, the market would go down. I seem to remember that back in the day, it often worked out that...Read More