There is about a month left of Summer which means I have things to do before school begins! I don’t know about you but it feels like the end of Summer and the beginning of school is coming faster than ever. [Read more...]
It was the longest Winter ever in Chicago wasn’t it? Everyone is feeling antsy, anxious to stretch their legs and shed their layers. People want to break out of their forced hibernation and gather together for fun. I get it. I feel exactly the same way. That’s why I am looking forward to my Summer Miss Lori concert tour this season more than ever before. [Read more...]
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With Mother’s Day on the horizon gifts are on my mind, and hopefully on the minds if my kids, (if they know what’s good for them.) But sometimes to get the best gift you have to give it to yourself. That’s why I have been researching the cheapest wireless plans for the last several weeks. However, the more I’ve learned the more frustrated I’ve become. I feel like a slave to my wireless plans, tethered to it not by choice, but by necessity. Yes, my world is fueled by social media, but our collective world is increasingly dependent on cell phones, and wireless accessibility. That’s why when Collective Bias invited me to participate in a Walmart #FamilyMobile shop I jumped at the chance to try the unlimited talk text and data/web service and hopefully find the best Mother’s Day gift for, well, ME! Ok, me and my family. [Read more...]
I served as a foreperson on a jury for the first time on April 1st. Yes, April Fool’s day. Believe me the irony is not lost on me. It was a heroin drug case. A delivery charge specifically. We found the defendant not guilty because the state just didn’t prove its’ case. However, the scenario was very plausible because heroin dealing and delivery is huge in Illinois. [Read more...]