Posted: Monday, Dec 9th, 2013
The month of December seems to fly by in a whirlwind of activity, careening quickly to Christmas.
One of the things I love about living in Evanston is the close-knit sense of community. Over the weekend, the Festival for Families celebrated its 10th year. The party was bigger and better than ever, and the money raised was outstanding.
I've only ...more
Modified: Thursday, Dec 5th, 2013
Wyoming is nearly a decade behind its neighbor Utah in doing something to end its chronic homelessness problem, but it's never too late to start. There are many people to help and a lot of public money to be saved, in a humanitarian way.
In 2005, Utah set out to do something very different than the typical strategy of getting ...more
Posted: Monday, Dec 2nd, 2013
The holiday season is quickly approaching. All around are the signs of Christmas, from twinkling lights, to cheerful music, to the brightly-packaged items designed to part us with our money.
The recent loss of a dear friend has led me away from holiday shopping, and into a search for something greater. I have lost several people dear to me, over ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Nov 27th, 2013
Some meetings will put a person to sleep faster than counting a whole flock of sheep. I think it's the monotone nature of certain meetings that creates the problem.
I had a science teacher once, back in high school, who didn't actually know much about science. He was actually a football coach but they tried to turn him into a ...more