April 14, 2019

Spring is here or is it?

Spring is here, or is it?  As I write this we are getting up to 6 inches of SNOW! But that is okay, its Chicago, wait a few minutes and the weather will change.  Tomorrow it is going to be 50, so I convinced my husband he didn’t need to retrieve the snow blower just yet.  Be patient and it …

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August 6, 2018

Pride in Bolingbrook

I was recently fortunate enough to be invited to a new group, and in June I helped them form and execute the first Family-friendly Pride event in Bolingbrook.  This group was created to show support for and to raise awareness of the LGBTQ community. The event went great, and many people were filled with capital P and lower-case P Pride …

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April 29, 2018

Kicking the (Garbage) Can Down the Road

Running our government can be a messy business (or affair, really; government is *not* a business). Regardless, the process has sometimes been compared to making sausage – and nobody wants to watch that. Afterwards, of course, there is always a lot of cleanup, which requires garbage cans. More on that later.   Let me back up for a moment and …

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