Archive for January 2016

Why John Scott is more professional than the NHL Head Office

Why John Scott is more professional than the NHL Head Office
              John Scott is more of a professional than NHL head office. Why? John Scott was elected to participate in the NHL All-Star Game as a joke. Some obnoxious fans “stuffed the ballot box” with his name, nominating him for the team and ultimately making him a captain. John... Read more »

The NHL suspending Jonathon Toews for missing the All-Star Game is incredibly stupid

The NHL suspending Jonathon Toews for missing the All-Star Game is incredibly stupid
              I am not a sports expert. I am a fan; a sports girl. Hockey, football and MMA fights are my favorites, and I watch them regularly. I understand sports and don’t need you to explain things to me; I get it. What I don’t get is why the... Read more »

Trichotillomania: Her incredibly powerful poetry

Trichotillomania: Her incredibly powerful poetry
One thing I try to do to support my oldest child – the one that suffers from Trichotillomania – is encourage her creative side. This 13 year old girl who suffers from anxiety and compulsive hair-pulling is scary-good creative. She had to write poetry for her Accelerated Language Arts class, and the result is incredibly... Read more »
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There's no such thing as a white lie - it is just a lie

There's no such thing as a white lie - it is just a lie
Tonight is Blogapalooza – the bloggers here at ChicagoNow are given a topic at 9 pm, and we have one hour to write, edit, tweak and publish. Our topic tonight is: “Write about a time you told a lie” (It can be a little white lie, a whopper of epic proportions or something in the... Read more »

We were in the fight of our lives and we won

We were in the fight of our lives and we won
12 For our struggle is not against human opponents, but against rulers, authorities, cosmic powers in the darkness around us, and evil spiritual forces in the heavenly realm. ¬†¬†Ephesians 6:12 ¬†(ISV) I rarely start my blog posts with Bible verses, but today, it is most appropriate to do so. Last night, my husband and I... Read more »

Two important things I learned today staying home sick from work

Two important things I learned today staying home sick from work
I have great news! I was just promoted at work and got a raise, then promptly came down with a nasty head cold that has been passed all around the office. I thought I was in the clear. I thought, “Sweet! My good hand washing and taking care not to touch my face worked!” Until... Read more »
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