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Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:37 am
Last night I called to wish an old friend in Arizona a happy birthday. We’ve been friends since the early years of grade school and, being the older by two weeks, I always enjoy calling to rub it th...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:36 am
 Estate sales line up yesteryear’s valuables: china, silver, collectibles, oak furniture, 1980s geese decor.Increasingly, adult children of aging parents don’t want – or can’t fit – all...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:35 am
 Just as Dorothy followed the yellow brick road, bourbon neophytes and aficionados alike can pursue a similarly storied path: the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Both lead to a world of magic and mystery...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:34 am

Timi Kaufman takes travelers under her wing with Timi’s Tours

 Timi’s Tours has become synonymous with quality travel and opportunities for seniors and travelers of all ages to see the sights of their dreams. Timi’s Tours has been providing trips offici...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:33 am

The science behind the strategy

 Food guidelines may sound challenging at first – no processed food, no sugar, no grains and no dairy. No snacking in between meals, and finish eating two hours before bedtime. All calories are...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:32 am
 Walk into CrossFit Instinct, and you will see people doing high-intensity workouts. However, CrossFit Instinct Coach Mike Suhadolnik is the first to say that losing weight and getting in shape i...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:31 am

Decluttering tips for the mildly messy and the habitual hoarder

 What’s your clutter? Boxes of 30-, 40-, 50-year-old receipts and records? A set of dishes unused for years, but given to you by your mother’s best friend for your first apartment? Your kids�...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:19 am

Is the Asian enrollment boom at the U of I about to bust?

 A college campus is a sleepy place in the summer, which makes summer a good time to go sightseeing. I’ve always enjoyed visiting the main campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana for tha...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:18 am
Believe it or not, we can get Congress to enact a new program providing good quality, lower-cost health care for your family and (what the hell, let’s think big here) for every man, woman and (espec...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:17 am
 Late last Thursday night I was chasing a story about the rumored retirement of state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, Illinois’ first female House Majority Leader, when I got a text message from a h...

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