Grits and Purls

Spinning yarns about the grit of life

Recently my husband and I headed for an overnight in Chicago. We stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel, ate at a wonderful restaurant, walked the Magnificent Mile (and spent absolutely no money), and took in a show at the Chicago Theater. We saw the comedian, Gabriel Iglesias, who is currently on tour. It’s been a …

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A long stretch of rainy days has finally washed the dirty snow from the sides of the roads. Robins sing happily from the branches of trees. Male red winged black birds fiercely defend territory and battle for land for their “ladies” who will arrive in a couple of weeks. Cardinals declare “what cheer, spring is …

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