Archive for July 2017

The State Won a Raise; Still No Living Wage

Usually I don’t blog on Illinois political issues, but this topic is too important to pass on. The state of Illinois was without an approved operating budget for over two years. Living through some of the most rancorous partisan politics over the past two years resulted in economic hardship on many levels from the reduction... Read more »

Childhood Scars That Heal in Adulthood

Recently, my husband and I had dinner with friends living in downtown Chicago. Phil and LaJule are newly retired and enjoying a fairly carefree lifestyle after having spent years working in very successful careers. Recognizing that they had traveled extensively, I asked them about some of the places they had visited. They were worldwide travelers,... Read more »