Me Time

“Me” time is more important than physical health. That’s my simple statement that could have experts debating for years. I find in my world that using the #toilet is about as much “me” time as I’m going to get some days. This last full weekend of summer in beautiful #Chicago I found myself spending an […]

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Picking it up

It’s been a while and I’ve got to pick it up. The original intention of this blog was to share how my second shift job made it difficult for me to balance life, family and a job in a traditional 9 to 5 world. Since my last post I’ve lost that job to a computer […]

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Asshole or Phobia?

The National Hockey League issued a one game suspension to the Chicago Blackhawks Andrew Shaw for yelling “Fuck you, fuck you Faggot” from the penalty box during an April 19, 2016 playoff game. While reaction from the league was swift, there has been confusion about the use of his vocabulary as being homophobic or anti-gay. A […]

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Commuting 

A 2013 USA Today article said that almost 15% of Chicago commuters endure a daily mega-commute of one hour or more.  As a shift worker, my off-peak commute is just shy of that mark. I don’t endure road ragers, cramped buses or over packed train cars. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.  My commute is practically […]

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