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Tag: DePaul
Feb 7, 2022

Auto Show, Basketball, Canine Sculpture and Pizza

I had a fun day in Chicago's South Loop yesterday. I started with a sneak peek at the Chicago Auto Show, watched a DePaul women's basketball win and dined for the first time at Stix n Brix.

Hit the High Notes in Nashville

Nashville’s once-modest skyline continues to evolve as its luxury market grows. Lavish hotel properties are added to the landscape while acclaimed chefs stake claim in the robust culinary scene and premier cultural offerings round out the city’s repertoire.

Nov 15, 2021

Allie Quigley Night at DePaul

For the first time in almost two years, I attended a DePaul women's basketball game, and what a game it was! Opening the season, DePaul crushed Texas Southern University 114–71. It was also Allie Quigley Night, as DePaul honored alum Quigley, who won the WNBA championship with the Chicago Sky last season.

Oct 4, 2021

September Softball

I missed live softball the last two summers, but I squeezed in a lot in September. I even managed to play a little.

Sail to the Tropical Splendors of Tahiti and The Tuamotu Islands with Windstar Cruises

This November, Windstar Cruises celebrates more than 36 years in Tahiti with an itinerary taking guests to the clear waters of Tahiti and The Tuamotu Islands on a journey exploring Tahitian culture, the ecosystems of Fakarava, and the sunsets of Raiatea and Bora Bora. The 10-day sailing aboard Star Breeze, Nov. 18–28, departs from Papeete and ends in Papeete.

Jan 6, 2021

Adjusted Plans and BOTS

I planned on spending Monday working at home like most days, but that changed after a late Sunday night message from DePaul assistant director of athletic communications Bob Sakamoto. The Big East Conference rescheduled a DePaul women's basketball game to Monday afternoon. Fortunately, my schedule is fairly flexible, and I was able to catch the game. The Blue Demons won 94–82, but the theme of the day was adjustments.