In this month's column, Tom urges you to spend your Valentine's Day outside in the snow
Posts by Tom Ackerman:
Pondering the many seasonal orbs at Prairie Gardens
Tom goes hunting for a mystic orb of his very own and finds a host of options at Prairie Gardens.
The definitive ranking of spooky Dallas & Co. characters
Tom meets all the unsavory creatures outside the Dallas & Company storefront and tries to rank them by spookiness.
A decade of life in Champaign-Urbana
Tom looks back on 10 action-packed years of living here.
The best things I didn’t buy at the YMCA’s Dump & Run
Tom went to the YMCA charity Dump & Run, an unparalleled bazaar of objects each more fascinating and beautiful than the last. Here's the best stuff he saw, but didn't actually purchase while there.
A Building, a Feeling, and a Latrine: Vibes & dinosaurs
Tom critiques some aesthetics (as usual) and also befriends a dinosaur in this month's Building/Feeling/Latrine.
The triumphant return of A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine
Rejoice! Tom's fully vaccinated and reviewing bathrooms once again.
Springtime strolling BINGO (aka SPRINGO)
Tom wants you to liven up your neighborhood walks by adding BINGO to the mix.
How to (safely) practice reintegrating into a post-pandemic society
Tom is preparing himself physically and mentally for life after the pandemic, and he wants to help you do it too.
Several secluded spots in Research Park for your scenic socially-distanced Valentine’s rendezvous
Tom thinks you should take your Valentine's Day date to Research Park, and he has some compelling reasons.