Archive for August 2015

Lincoln Square Lanes Gutted by a Fire Two Years Shy of 100th Anniversary

Lincoln Square Lanes Gutted by a Fire Two Years Shy of 100th Anniversary
After writing a blog last night regarding Kanye West’s expecting and annoying antics, I started getting ready for bed.  It was a typical late night Chicago with loud people outside my window, a homeless lady screaming obscenities from the corner and sirens. But something was different.  There were tons of sirens and they seemed to... Read more »

Alzheimers Disease -- I see her, I hear her, but it's not her

Alzheimers Disease -- I see her, I hear her, but it's not her
Today we have a guest blog from Diane Ruhbeck.  She is going to share how Alzheimers Disease has affected her relationship with her mother. ~*~*~ Alzheimers has become a very common word; however, it is anything but a common disease. It turns life upside down for everyone involved. My mother has it, and her mother... Read more »

Alzheimer's Disease: Leaving Piece by Piece. An interview with my mom.

Alzheimer's Disease: Leaving Piece by Piece. An interview with my mom.
Alzheimer’s has always been something that has been close to my heart; partly because my great grandma had it, partly because it’s hereditary, and now mostly because my Grandma has fallen victim. I’m lucky when it comes to coping with this horrible disease, however, because I have a mother who understands it from another side.... Read more »
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10 Tips to Students Getting Ready to go to College

10 Tips to Students Getting Ready to go to College
1-      Don’t use student loans unless you HAVE to. Student loans, depending on how large, can make post-college life difficult, to say the least. It may make it harder to buy a house, have kids or even something as simple as vacation once a year.  If you have another way to pay for school, do... Read more »