The last remaining member Skip Haynes of Aliotta Haynes and Jeremiah has died. I was stunned to hear this. The last? I had missed the passing of the others.
I had of course, like all Chicago residents loved the song Lake Shore Drive. But it was more special to me as at 21 I was a carefree young woman and traveling in California with good friends and happened to meet the band in Malibu.
Funny how easy it is to fall into a loss for words when I sit down to write. I wanted to start a blog for a long time.
I started keeping a diary when I left home at 18 after a fight with my mother. I kept a diary almost continuously through most of my first marriage, likely stopping due to extreme boredom, then picking up again when I left him.
So many times I have said to myself, I wish I had somewhere to show the wonderful things I find in my travels. Or share pictures of my collections. Or…