Tag Archives: Chicago

Days of Whine and Neuroses

It’s been a very long time since I posted (sorry about that), but the last month has been so busy on many fronts (including a visit to Cooperstown by President Obama) and Mission of Complex has taken a back seat. … Continue reading

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Seeing Through Nate’s Eyes

We just got back from a week in Chicago, visiting good friends and eating good food. As always, we camp out at the Westin in Wheeling, a suburb very close to our former Lincolnshire home and near several of the … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Child

Nate’s drawing has always grabbed me. I remember one picture he created for a middle school history assignment, of William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings. There was William, this round-headed cartoon with big almond eyes. It was sweet … Continue reading

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Making It Not Quite On Our Own

I’m no Romney, but I’ve done well. Yes, I made my own money, or, as Mitt says, “Everything I earned I earned the old-fashioned way.” But without help? Not on your life. Sure, it was my math test results that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Nate

Today Nate is 22. His 21st year was filled with milestones: college graduation, Manhattan art show, beginnings of Alpha Folks business. You’ve read about it on Mission of Complex. So today is one to celebrate and we plan on it … Continue reading

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Achieving Greatness

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction weekend ended this morning. Ron Santo and Barry Larkin were enshrined and, in my first Induction as Mayor, I was pretty busy. First a TV interview for WCPO in Cincinnati, then a radio show in … Continue reading

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Whose Goals Are These Anyway?

On Monday, one of Nate’s professors and her partner came over for dinner. The original intent was to show off Nate’s art and give a tour of his room, which we always present as a walk through Nate’s mind. His walls … Continue reading

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