Archive for July 2012

Mark Suppelsa's "Pension Games" on WGN Will Make Your Head Spin

For those of you who haven’t been playing along…you need to pay attention to what is happening with Illinois State pensions. Do not miss WGN’s Mark Suppelsa’s “Pension Games”! He will broadcast his ongoing investigative report Monday, July 30th at 9:30pm CT on WGN. This half hour special will examine a series of reports done... Read more »

Does Everybody Have a Plug? Addicted to Technology

Does Everybody Have a Plug? Addicted to Technology
At the start of the summer, some friends and I took our kids to Lincoln Park Zoo for the day. We went to my friend’s condo to rest and regroup before heading out for pizza. Within minutes of entering her home, and without much discussion- nearly everyone in the group sought out an electrical outlet... Read more »

Another Reason to Love Stephen Colbert...

Another Reason to Love Stephen Colbert...
I don’t watch a lot of tv, but two shows I make time for are on Comedy Central- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. Stephen Colbert is hilarious! It seems lately he is everywhere and always up to something. I loved him when

If You Have Boys- You Should Read This

Boys are falling behind….boys are in crisis…I have been hearing more about this lately- on blogs, television, op-ed pieces, and books.  Sunday Morning on CBS ran a story on this last month.  It featured a dean from Kenyon College explaining how she has trouble getting qualified male applicants for her school.  She pointed out that... Read more »

Get Outside! Get to a Park- Win a Trip from KaBOOM!

Get Outside! Get to a Park- Win a Trip from KaBOOM!
I love this picture. It has been shared and passed around Facebook- but it says it all! Leave the tech toys behind and enjoy the outdoors while you can! Let’s face it– the best reasons to be a Chicagoan are our sports and our summers! The summer season is too short to stay inside. We... Read more »
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