Spring is in the air

Daylight Savings Time means spring forward.  It also means early school programs, late school programs, no sleep, less sleep, dark and saggy eyes…Sleep deprivation is to shift workers as the early bird is to the worm.  Now withstanding the loss of an hour behind me, I’ve adjusted-ish.  I do really enjoy the change of seasons and all […]

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Thankfulness on a Rainy Day

It was gray, cloudy, rainy and thunder could be heard nearby. My bed was warm, the house was quite and everything was alright.  I’d slept till around 10 o’clock in the morning when I had to make several decisions, including would I get out of bed, and if so; Why?  Would it be to return […]

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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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Does Voting Matter?

In today’s complex and complicated world of technology and the mistrust of citizens and government, does voting really matter? My answer is Yes, yes it does! Voting matters because it gives us free expression without retribution! It is our civic duty and our right. If you do not exercise your rights, you will certainly loose […]

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