Baby Boomers

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I had an interesting conversation today with a fellow Panera cafe patron.  We talked for awhile about stuff in general.  Then somehow conversations turned to growing up in the 1940’s, and 1950’s.  Back then on the South Side and in … Continued

Flash Back.

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I drove down 837 from Carson Street to Homestead and saw some of the old artifact smoke stacks from J&L steel.  This took me back to  a memory scene from Larkins Way.  Looking down the street at 28 fury furnace … Continued

Hot Metal Bridge

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Recently, my best friend asked me how come the  Hot Metal Bridge got its name.  Well those South Side People know emphatically it is because hot metal was transported across the river on this bridge.  Lots of memories from the … Continued

Brainstorm List I

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South Side Sally’s The First Brainstorm List Tales of the Flats and Slopes Then I remember walking barefoot to the Osmby pool in summer. I remember rust on the sheets hanging in the yard. I remember waving to the engineer … Continued