The "Christmas" didn't do much for me even though the members were welcoming. Later in the day I went to an English speaking service, which I felt like I got more out of. Was this a step backward in my search for the true meaning of Christmas?
On average, people get 40 fewer minutes of sleep on the Sunday night after moving their clocks ahead an hour. And recent studies have found that there is a higher risk of heart attacks and workplace injuries the Monday after Daylight Savings Time.
Nothing says "Oak Park" like squirrels, our most numerous form of wildlife (we hope). And Oak Parker Joel Brown (whom we profiled on Dec. 10, 2003) is among the most knowledgeable about Sciurus caroliensis. Brown was featured in a Washington Post column last Sunday under the headline, "In the urban game park, nut-gatherers rule."
CarefulPeach Boutique has taken the top honors in Juliska's Design-a-Palooza Winter 2010 retailer display competition. The nationwide competition challenges shops to create unique in-store displays featuring Juliska's dinner and glassware pieces.
Some of the more delicious vegetarian offerings in Oak Park are served at “ethnic” restaurants that offer cuisines born of cultures where economics or religion necessitated or dictated meals without meat.