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... Yes ... now we’re all extras in “Groundhog Day”! Different day, same routine, over and over. While “Zooming” (who’d heard of Zoom five weeks ago?), we all look like we’re on … more
In just the past decade or so, we’ve had development of the smartphone, online shopping, GPS, Wi-Fi, driverless cars, electric trucks you plug into a wall of your garage, iPads, Alexa and 82-inch … more
To the Class of 2020: Adults seem to not be doing very well. They still want you to listen to everything they are telling you and accept it without much doubt. In my time they were calling anyone … more
I worked the last census as a volunteer so I can tell you the actual number is not known but we do have a good tally of all of those who didn’t mind being counted. I ran into a few who objected … more
Failure to wash one’s hands on the island of Manhattan can lead to deaths in the Will County village of Manhattan. If the U.S. had grounded flights out of Beijing one day earlier, we may have seen … more
The ISHS encourages Illinois communities engaged in these discussions to carefully consider not just the historical facts of the figure being commemorated but the historical context and intent of the … more
On May 25, the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police jolted the country into unrest. Political leaders nationwide were abruptly forced to confront longstanding problems plaguing … more
The U.S. Contitution leaves control of our schools to local school boards which is as it should be. I’ve taught in several states and some took it upon themselves to regulate daily lessons and … more
While we are currently living in a state of unknown, we face a variety of challenges. Many Americans are dealing with a lack of job security and the ever-changing structure of travel, education and … more
Times have always been a little weird, of course. But since COVID-19, it seems as if weird has taken on and all-new level and all-new consequence.A latest installment and collection of news stories, … more
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