Archive for 2012

Vote Early ... Really, Really Early

Vote Early ... Really, Really Early
This 2012 Presidential Election is the first time I participated in Illinois’ early voting. I have to say it was one of the most pleasant in-person voting experiences I ever had, since moving from my Southwest Side of Chicago childhood home to where I live now in the Southwest Suburbs. I say ‘in-person’ because I... Read more »

Man on the Moon

“If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon.” –“Man on the Moon” — REM On July 20, 1969, Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first person, first man, first American to walk on the moon. As I sat on the floor in front of my grandparents’ television, along with my... Read more »

In Memoriam: I Love You, Mom

My mother, Vickie, died suddenly in the early morning of Tuesday, March 13. The funeral is today, Friday, March 16. This is dedicated to her. ‘He who hesitates is lost.’ I was reminded of this as I looked at the pile of newspapers I meant to bring to the newspaper recycling bin in the church... Read more »