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IDAHO

IDAHO Capital of Idaho: RUSSETTE The name “Idaho” has little to do with the potato. It was named after the HI-DEE-HO Indian tribe, which later was turned into a Blood, Sweat and Tears song. “Hi-Dee-Ho” roughly translates into: “Your head … Continue reading

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House of Barrabus

The HOUSE OF BARRABUS The first restaurant owned and operated by Catholic Priests, “The HOUSE of BARRABUS” is the finest in reverent fare. Cleanse your palette and your soul at this great new restaurant that the Food Critic for the … Continue reading

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Bone-snapping cold!

It’s so cold outside, my toupee cracked!

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Sears Pet Department

SEARS PET DEPARTMENT When I was a kid, the Sears Store on Chicago Street in downtown Joliet had a pet department. I kid-rock you not. A rather large one too. An actual pet department where one could purchase an endangered … Continue reading

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THREE NEAT GUYS

3 NEAT GUYS One day during the Christmas Season, my great buddy Tom Chesko, his brother Jay and I decided to knock on people’s doors and sing Christmas Carols to those brave enough to answer. We laughed like crazy at … Continue reading

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GRAPE BONES

GRAPE BONES In true “Chicago weather” fashion the temperatures are supposed to be hovering around 40 on Halloween after enjoying an 80 degree day yesterday. Yes, it was very warm yesterday but the winds at my house were in the … Continue reading

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