I arrive late to the party. Everyone is aware. The glares are laser-like and burning through my skin and into my bones. I want to do a little dance. I want to high-five everyone. I want to shout out, "I believed in this team from the start!"
The Friars won the Metro Catholic Aquatic Conference tournament title on Saturday in a 9-6 victory over Mother McAuley, in a game that saw Fenwick dominate on defense and generate enough offense to win despite poor (9-for-34) shooting.
In April I attended a weekend workshop given by Geneen Roth: "Take Back Your Life! A 7 Step Process to Break Free from Emotional Eating." Roth has authored seven books, "When Food is Love," was a national best seller.
The Oak Park Masters Swim Team, represented by 15 athletes?#34;most of whom are Oak Park and River Forest residents?#34;at the April 14th-17th Illinois Masters State championship Meet at UIC, placed ninth out of 42 teams in their best showing to date. The team had not placed higher than 15th in its history, and this year's success can be attributed to greater team depth.
I just read Jim Crowe's column, "The new pope won't close the U.S. Catholic cafeteria" [VIEWPOINTS, April 27]. Hurrah! He is dead on the money. He has stated my opinion verbatim. I wholeheartedly agree with him.