Wheels

Wheels

Is there anything better than the first post-winter car wash? Yes, of course, there is (my nightly post-dinner glass of wine, for example), but washing off Chicago's winter grime ranks right up there. For my birthday I bought myself a shop-vac.  Vacuuming the car will never be the same.  I can't believe I spent years [...]

Preach!: Sheets and Comics

Preach!: Sheets and Comics

(Preach! will be an occasional Sunday feature with personal endorsements of products, stores and services. I plan to do one Chicago recommendation and one anywhere-in-the-world recommendation.) Pinzon Flannel Sheets Persuaded by their near-flawless rating, I ordered these sheets from Amazon at the beginning of winter.  They're perfect.  Our bedroom is the coldest room in the apartment [...]