Archive for October 2014

Late for National Bullying Day....Wait, It Gets Better!

Late for National Bullying Day....Wait, It Gets Better!
Bullying almost claimed its next generation in my family this week. When my niece earned a scholarship to a prestigious private school in Florida, it was one of the happiest days of her life. The scholarship was worth $30,000. Two days ago, two months into the school year, in tears, my niece transferred to a... Read more »

DePaul Women are the team to beat for Big East Title

DePaul Women are the team to beat for Big East Title
The NCAA Women’s Basketball season is right around the corner…. Time to head back to McGrath-Phillips Arena for DePaul women’s basketball. They’re opening the season against southwest suburban St. Xavier University on Tuesday, October 28. DePaul’s Lady Blue Demons are coming off their most successful year ever: DePaul (29-7) tied the school record for most... Read more »

Let's all 'Stick it to Breast Cancer!' with the Chicago Wolves

Let's all 'Stick it to Breast Cancer!' with the Chicago Wolves
Over the past year, three dear friends of mine have been diagnosed with breast cancer.  They’re all doing well, thank God, but I am angry at all they have had to go through. Two had double mastectomies.  It was the second time cancer had appeared for one of my friends.  Two lost their hair.  I... Read more »
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Quit body-shaming, you body-shamers!

Quit body-shaming, you body-shamers!
Body-shaming is going too far in this country. Actress Jennifer Garner (‘Juno,’ ‘The Dallas Buyers Club’) felt compelled to defend herself on NBC’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show to make it clear she’s NOT pregnant, despite the presence of a bump across her tummy: “I am not pregnant, but I have had three kids and there is a... Read more »