I’ve never, by any stretch of the imagination, been considered quick. I can’t dash, I don’t dart. In fact, the only time I recall moving with any speed at all was once when I was being chased by a horde of angry wasps.
I’ve had impulses, from time to time, to take on certain polarizing issues related to children and families. But I generally don’t. Friends and acquaintances occasionally quip, “Sounds like there’s a column here!” when such issues arise, and still, I don’t.
I recently attended a telenet presentation at the University of Illinois Extension Office. This program, “All About Tomatoes,” was presented by Elizabeth Wahle, an extension educator. I wasn’t sure I would learn anything new about tomatoes. I was wrong!
In our society, being tan is a wonderful thing. A tan makes your teeth look whiter, your hair look blonder and your stomach look flatter. I’m no stranger to how good tanning makes you look. I have, many times in my life, complained that I can’t pull off white dresses or that my forearms are so pale, they are translucent. (If you don’t believe me, I’d like to invite you to look at my forearm and see every detail of my veins).
The research is clear. Children who are curious and explore the world around them fare better at school and relationships, and – ultimately – are more successful in life.
Renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp once said, “Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”
ELBURN – The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Monday night took a step toward moving to a new home. If all goes well, the fire department could be located on Route 38 by the end of 2014.
Through May 31, snap a picture of yourself, your friends and/or family holding the new 2013 Geneva Visitor’s Guide in front of a Geneva business that is listed in the guide. Post it to the Geneva Chamber of Commerce Facebook page at “Geneva, IL – Chamber of Commerce & Tourism” with a brief description of where you are and why you chose that location. All who join in the fun will be entered in a random drawing – to be held after May 31 – for $50 in Geneva gift certificates.
Niagara Falls. Devil’s Tower. Mammoth Cave. Old Faithful.
There comes a time in a young boy’s – or girl’s – life when their father sits them down and recounts the most important thing in life.
I am writing to announce my resignation from Geneva High School, effective two weeks from this date.
Patti Reeder and Kris Weiss went to last week’s Educator of the Year Awards Banquet in St. Charles with the idea that they were thrilled to even be nominated for such prestigious awards.
May 19 is a date to remember in Batavia. It marks the official opening of the West Main Disc Golf Course.
ST. CHARLES – Growing up, I didn’t know something was wrong with my mom. She did what good moms do: Volunteered at my school, led Girl Scout troops and, among many other things, made sure our family had good meals to eat.
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