Holy Cow! The Cubs Have One Amazing Story

10/27/16   As a lifelong Chicagoan, I may be biased, but it seems the entire world is watching the Chicago Cubs battle the Cleveland Indians in this year’s World Series. By now I’m sure you’re well-versed in the tales of serial misfortune, exasperating curses, odd coincidences and renowned folklore that seem to plague the Cubs, which…

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The Trolls Are Coming!

10/20/16   Whether you are a baby boomer and remember the first troll doll craze of the 60’s, or a child of the 80’s and remember it the second time around in the 90’s, if you have children or grandchildren, troll craze number three is about to take con-troll!       “It is the…

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Let’s Hear It For The Girls (er, women)!

10/14/16   Several interesting stories have caught my eye recently, and they all center around a common theme: women. There has been a great emphasis on women’s issues as of late, including a rousing speech at the 2015 Oscars about equal pay for women in Hollywood, many trending topics and hashtags developed to inspire and…

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Falling for Autumn

October 6, 2016   For many, the feeling of fall in the air brings a warm wistfulness that simply can not be rivaled during any other season. Sure, we anticipate the first blooms of spring after a long, dreary winter, and those carefree days of summer are a blast, but there are just so many…

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