Archive for April 2012

I sold my house but I don't want to move

I sold my house but I don't want to move
In 35 days I will be moving. I don’t want to go but as I do, I would like to say a few words. A few words of love to my humble home of the past 22 years: When I first stepped through your doors I remember thinking about the thrill of owning a home. I... Read more »

Urban Outfitters Tee Shirt - do we even need to ask this question??

Urban Outfitters Tee Shirt - do we even need to ask this question??
This Tee shirt is causing a stir. Do we need to ask why? This week we had Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust day of remembrance. This is a picture of the star that Jews were forced to wear to identify them: I cannot understand the reasoning of Urban to not only select a six pointed star... Read more »

Chicago's missing children: where is the attention they deserve?

Chicago's missing children: where is the attention they deserve?
As a strong advocate for the safe return of missing children everywhere, I am always amazed at the number of cases that are unsolved. I am also baffled by the lack of attention that many missing persons/children receive. This is in direct contrast to the amount of attention that has been received by cases such... Read more »
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Kate Middleton pregnant? Can't we just leave the girl alone??

Kate Middleton pregnant? Can't we just leave the girl alone??
Perhaps it’s due to my less than average fascination with royalty that I don’t particularly care whether or not Kate Middleton is pregnant. I didn’t care about the royal wedding last year either. It has nothing to do with disliking royalty as their blood flows as red as mine. It does however bother me that... Read more »

Cubs opening day: What will it ever take for things to change?

Cubs opening day: What will it ever take for things to change?
Perhaps I’m just a glutton for punishment. Maybe I simply live in a dream world. I actually thought that yesterday’s home opener on such a sunny yet windy day, would produce a win. Call me crazy. It was my 25th wedding anniversary and I thought it would be a beautiful day for a ball game.... Read more »

Lauren Spierer: Possible break in case? Or not?

Lauren Spierer: Possible break in case? Or not?
Since the interest level in the search for Lauren remains high, I continue to hope for a break in the case. One of my daughter’s texted me yesterday “Did you hear about Lauren Spierer?” As someone who follows the case like a job, my stomach dropped. I had not heard but called her back immediately.... Read more »
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