Category: Politics

"It really don't matter what you say...we ain't gonna believe you anyway." --Rural, Christian, White America

"It really don't matter what you say...we ain't gonna believe you anyway." --Rural, Christian, White America
This is a companion piece to The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America: A View From the Inside (Forsetti’s Justice, Alternet, Rawstory.com, 11.22.16). I wasn’t prepared for such intense emotions upon reading the article above, in which the author stacked the longstanding, inflexible views of rural, Christian, white America like wet bales of hay — which are, ironically, known to spontaneously combust — suggesting there’s... Read more »

Evanston Post-Election Community Meeting. What I Saw And Heard.

Evanston Post-Election Community Meeting. What I Saw And Heard.
[Earlier today, I had a pen and paper when I arrived an hour before the 3pm Post-Election Community Meeting. The observations and quotes shared here are from my personal reflections and are not intended to be taken as exact statements.] It felt like entering a memorial service, with all those hushed tones and somber faces. A hazy sun shone through... Read more »

Living Life Without Hitting Delete

Living Life Without Hitting Delete
GOD I hate when I constantly hit the delete key. Lately, I’ve been doing it all the time and it’s made me cranky. Therefore, here’s a post written completely from the heart — I’m FORCING myself NOT to use the delete key. Just try it, Weisenheimer. It’s not as easy as it seems. So, WHY... Read more »
Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Meet The Blogger

    Christine Wolf

    I tend to cover life's ups and downs. I don't shy away from the tougher, more emotional stories. While I'm always willing to voice an opinion, it sometimes contradicts my innate desire to please everyone at all times. Such is this crazy life, I suppose. Ultimately, I search for meaning in the human experience, and openly share how I (try to) keep my head above water. Thanks so much for dropping by. I really appreciate hearing your thoughts.

  • Categories

  • Visit My Website

  • ALERT: AWESOME BLOGS BELOW!

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: