All posts by Karen L. Zickes

Not a Greasy Spoon: Rick’s City Diner

Right or wrong, I have usually equated “diner” with “greasy spoon” and, perhaps, not the best well-kept place. I mean that in the most endearing way. Greasy spoon, a colloquial term, refers to an establishment that is usually inexpensive and generally offers fried food, burgers, chili and other “comfort” foods. I LOVE a great diner when that’s what I’m in the mood for.

Dining With Da Vinci

Whether you are at the Museum taking in an exhibit or sharing quality time with your little ones in the Family Center, if you find yourself hungry, the Museum offers a full-service restaurant with excellent food. I don’t mean to sound surprised, but honestly I expected, maybe, a snack bar, until a friend of mine asked if I’d ever eaten there and suggested that I check it out.

Love After Loss

It’s been four years since my husband passed away, but the journey moving forward without him continues daily. Perhaps it’s no longer a journey of healing; rather it’s simply our journey of life. After all, are we ever completely “healed” after the loss of a loved one? Unchartered territory Losing a spouse or significant other