Archive for March, 2009

Are You Satisfied with the Life You’re Living

Published Date: March 26th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  “Do you go to this church?” I asked him.   “This is my church,” he answered me, as he loaded food-encrusted plates into the church’s industrial dishwasher.   I nodded, fully understanding. There is nothing more communal or giving than helping feed the homeless and disadvantaged. One does not need to sit through a [...]

Putting Chicago Tax Dollars (and Children) to Work

Published Date: March 19th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  So lately I have found myself wallowing in my self-induced despair that I cannot find a part-time writing job that works with my ridiculously specific hours and pays me a decent hourly range.   In this horrid bad job market. I know.   My husband is about ready to drop-kick me to the closest [...]

Wax on, Wax Off

Published Date: March 10th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  So I cleaned our house for the first time in four years and found out the following:   1) Alas, it took me much longer than the 2 hours my cleaning lady normally spent since she was clearly in the wrong profession and I am old.   2) There were no less than ten [...]