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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Marathon Man

By 9 to 5 standards, the life of shift work may seem abnormal, and making healthy lifestyle choices even more difficult.  The basic need of nutrition is paramount to any individual, and especially the shift worker.  Eating, drinking and sleeping in odd hours also takes it’s toll upon the human body.  In fall 2011, the […]

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