I’m rooting for the Seahawks in Sunday’s Super Bowl, and here’s why: they’re the only NFL team in the Super Bowl who signed a player with an obvious disability. Seattle Seahawk running back Derrick Coleman is the NFL’s first legally deaf offensive player. He rushed for 1,700 yards and 19 touchdowns during his college career […]
I enjoyed reading a series of posts by blogger Blindbeader about a recent visit to New York City so much that I asked her to write a guest post for us with her NYC recommendations. I’ve never met the author of the Blindbeader blog personally, but I’ve come to know her by reading her posts there […]
It’s not far away now. The White Sox annual fan fest just wrapped up Sunday, sold out—partly in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the White Sox World Series Championship—but also out of optimism for a great coming season. The Sox added some terrific players, they’ve got some young ones developing fast, and, well, at […]
Beth announces a new memoir-writing course she’ll be leading in Printers Row in the South Loop of Chicago.
Last week my friend Dean and I parked downstairs in his man cave and watched part of an NFL game. At one point, Dean looked away from the screen and said, “These guys just beat the **** out of each other.” I was thinking precisely the same thing at that very moment. Watching football is getting less and […]