Frieda

It was a beautiful Saturday in June. As my Father drove his Cadillac on Dundee Road, I gazed out at the sun shining on the passing trees making them a rich green that reflected on the windows. I had come down from Minneapolis for Memorial Day weekend. In the car,

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Fritz Dorns obituary

The obituary uses my Grandpa’s birth name, Fred. But he was always known as Fritz. Fred H. Dorn of Arlington Heights Funeral services for Fred H. Dorn, 92, a resident of the Moorings of Arlington Heights, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home Inc., 320 W.

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Rob at the Barbra Concert

My Barbra Bucket Wish

<—Return to Previous Page A Barbra Bucket Wish 1994 I was frustrated because Barbra Streisand was on a concert tour and I wouldn’t be able to go. I lived in Minneapolis at the time and the closest she came to Minnesota was Detroit, Michigan. Tickets were very expensive and in

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Liz Callaway

I surprised my friend Mary Beth Samuelson with tickets to go see Liz Callaway in concert. Liz herself had sent me a Facebook note when the tickets went on sale and I got front row center tickets. It was so good and Liz was in pristine voice as she always

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Autographs

When I was in High School, I wrote letters to Margaret Hamilton, Ray Bolger and Jack Haley. I included a photo I wanted them to sign, a self addressed stamped envelope, and a fan letter. I put all this into a big manila envelope that I illustrated with images of

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