Check out Bob's weekly column in Sunday's Chicago Tribune, where he breaks the news of Chicago morning TV anchor Mike North, who has two waterfront lots in Park Ridge, Ill. on the market for $1,100,000 each. North originally had planned to build on the land, which is on a secluded lake in the Chicago suburb, but ultimately decided to stay put after his wife's sister decided not to build on the other lot and instead stay in her home elsewhere in Park Ridge.

Also, sorry for the ridiculously sporadic posting of late; we'll try to ramp that up in the days to come, we promise......