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    SURPRISE PARTY

    Tell us about a time when someone had you completely fooled, where the wool was pulled right over your eyes and you got hoodwinked, but good. Was it a humorous experience or one you’d rather forget? What was the outcome?…

  • Living Your Best Life

    Brrr! IT’S COLD OUTSIDE!

    This January, the temperatures here in Northern Illinois have been registering in the teens and single digits. The other morning, for example, the “travel to school temp” hovered around the 5 degree mark. To me, having lived here all my…

  • Living Your Best Life

    REFLECTIONS ON 2012

    As I sat in the hot tub Sunday (December 30), I found myself wondering where August, September, October, November, and December had gone. As the cold wind blew and the bright moon reflected light off the snow on the neighbor’s…