KRM – Not Dead Yet

Yesterday I sent an email to several local politicians regarding the proposed commuter rail that would extend the Chicago Metra Line to travel through Kenosha, Racine, and Caledonia to Downtown Milwaukee.   While the transit authority approved a hike in rental car fees to pay for this rail (known as KRM), it went up for…

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Being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

I have been talking to my friend Tom about what it means to be an ‘HSP’ or Highly Sensitive Person and so this is one thing that is on my mind at the moment.   I have recently, within the past couple years, come across this terminology and discovered that this is very much a…

Thursday May 31, 2007

On Sunday we (my husband, mom, step father and daughter) went to Burlington’s Chocolatefest. I had never been there before and it was a pretty nice time. Typical carnival-type atmosphere. We played some games (I won a small froggie for Cass). Cassidy went on a few rides. We ate some yummies. Bought some chocolate. And…

Thursday May 24, 2007 – Water Slides, My Sick Baby and Pure Exhaustion

Is it Friday night yet? No? Well screw you. J I am soooooooooooooooo tired. I have not been this tired since the days when Cass was a newborn and breastfeeding every half hour. And again, this exhaustion is little darling’s fault. She decided to get sick on our little water park vacation. Great timing this…

Howlin’ at the Moon – Glad You Asked

Here is the link for the online article -   http://www.journaltimes.com/articles/2007/05/20/local/columns/22024024.txt     This is the question posed by a Journal Times reader:   You always hear of more activity with a number of things when it is a full moon.  More babies are born, more patients are admitted to the psychiatric ward and kids…

Is That a Fingerprint on My Cheese? – GYA

Here is the link to the online article:   http://www.journaltimes.com/articles/2007/05/17/local/columns/22014677.txt     Question sent in by Journal Times reader:   "My family sometimes go to a fast food restaurant (I won't say what one). But we notice some of the workers do not wear plastic gloves when they make the sandwiches and they just pick…