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Parkinson's Fundraising Walk - for my buddy, Jodi

Sharing from the NorthShore University HealthSystem newsletter and featuring two of my good friends….come walk with us on June 14, 2015…. Best Friends Seek Cure for Parkinson’s Barb Stonecipher (left) with Jodi Mara They met more than a decade ago, when their daughters were in a theater program together, and quickly became close friends. When... Read more »

It's Getting Drafty in Here for the Chicago Sky!

The WNBA Draft was held last night and some of us media types headed over to the Chicago Sky offices to find out the team’s picks straight from the coach’s mouth – even before the picks were announced on ESPN. I have to say this is pretty exciting to be there while the draft is... Read more »

Too Close For Comfort

The LPGA tour just completed play in the first major of the year out in Rancho Mirage, California, with American Brittany Lincicome prevailing in the newly named ANA Inspiration. Many still call this tournament the Dinah Shore or the Kraft Nabisco and it is still played where its been staged for over 40 years at... Read more »

For Annette...

With March Madness in full swing, it has proven to be a bittersweet time for me as one of my dear late friends, Annette Robbins, was a University of Dayton alum and I know she would have been all excited for both the men’s and women’s teams, but now she’d have been especially full of... Read more »

Back to Work!

March 6, 2015 – my first day back at work at the golf course since last December. Ah, it’s good to be back – too bad there are 20+ inches of snow still on the ground up here in Lake Bluff where I work and from the revues of the forecast, it will be at... Read more »


So like many of you of sound mind and body, I got a flu shot a few months ago so can someone please explain to me why I’ve been sicker than a dog since LAST WEDNESDAY! I can’t remember having a flu bug like this one EVER and it’s been killing me and now my... Read more »

Chicago Sky to Host Kids' Basketball Clinic at Northwestern University

A Million(s) Dollar Bench Warmer named Jay Cutler

Two games left in the Chicago Bears season and they finally figured out that their uber expensive QB isn’t worth a wooden nickel. It only took a 5 & 9 record and some of the most humiliating loses in franchise history to make a change at quarterback leaving one over-paid Jay Cutler warming the bench... Read more »

Duh Bears KO'd by Cowboys (and almost every other NFL team)

The national spotlight was on our Bears tonight at Soldier Field as they faced Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys and as has been the Bears’ modus operandi for most of the season, the game was nearly over at halftime. It was another ugly loss for the former Monsters of the Midway who have turned... Read more »

Marshall High's Coach Dorothy Gaters Notches 1000th Victory in Grand Style

Coach Dorothy Gaters of Marshall High School in Chicago has reached another milestone earning her 1000th career victory as her Commandos cruised to an 84-22 victory over Thornwood on Tuesday in their season opener. Gater, who is eighth nationally in all-time wins, was thought to have reached this milestone back in February of this year when the... Read more »