When 9/11 happened I remember feeling an overwhelming sense of pride in our country, and a powerlessness to make a difference. Giving to relief efforts helped ease the pain, but certainly wasn’t there something more we could do?
In Chile a few weeks ago, I stayed at Tierra Atacama, a resort in the northern desert, as well as Antumalal, in the southern territory. Both places were influenced by the work of the Midwest's favorite architect(s).
A local, nonprofit organization that helps area families by providing parenting education and support programs to parents with young children is helping us to clean out our children's closets the easy and eco-friendly way. Find out how!
Perhaps it’s due to the odd preference for white food (white bread, white meat, marshmallow Fluff), or perhaps buckwheat fell out of favor because people just don’t like the taste (unlikely), but whatever the cause, it’s now very hard to get a pancake or waffle made of buckwheat.
Oak Park and River Forest High School's varsity football team traveled to Carol Stream to play Glenbard North for their first game of the season. It was head coach John Hoerster's first game at the helm as well. OPRF lost, 40-20.