Archive for November 2016

School Drop-Off Through Rose Colored Glasses

This morning, with my husband away on business, I had the honor of dropping off our oldest at school.  This is a rare thing for me, as typically I get to stay home in the morning and eat bon bons.  Pffft. Actually, those few mornings where I am solely responsible for getting both kiddos out... Read more »

So, You Voted for Trump

The U.S. presidential election was an upset of epic proportions.  It was also a wake up call for millions of white Americans whose African American friends and neighbors are just shaking their heads, because for people of color, this election was simply business as usual, a Tuesday in America. As a white woman, I am... Read more »

Election Eve Thoughts, And They Ain't Pretty

Pardon me while I exhale, slowly.  Tomorrow, I want to believe, our great national nightmare will be over.  Any hanging chads aside, within 36 hours of this post, America will have elected its new POTUS. I’m wrong, of course, and I know it, because regardless of what happens tomorrow, the hate genie has been released... Read more »
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Cubs Star Anthony Rizzo Is Already a Champion to Chicago's Childhood Cancer Community

Cubs Star Anthony Rizzo Is Already a Champion to Chicago's Childhood Cancer Community
Tonight, the Chicago Cubs are on the cusp of history — game seven of the World Series.  The pressure could not be more intense, yet there is a joy in the air, a sense of hope, and happy anticipation for some of their most vulnerable fans living with childhood cancer. Ball player Anthony Rizzo is... Read more »