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World War II War Brides: Courage Wasn’t Just on the Battlefield

Happy May Day!  a love story written by a daughter to her mother. As I perused the internet one day,  I  stumbled upon a Facebook group called War Brides from World War II. It chronicles the history through ship lists, … Continue reading

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On this St. Paddy’s Day- an old Irish tale

  One Thousand years is a long time to be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and nobody loves to celebrate more than the Irish. It was started as a religious feast day of the Patron Saint of Ireland which was capped … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

Cabin fever is defined as boredom, restlessness or irritability that results from a lack of environmental stimulation, according to the American Heritage Dictionary. The name first surfaced in the west in the 1800’s when people were more likely to spend … Continue reading

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Honor Flight Chicago: A Day to Remember

By Diane Hiller One of the things I enjoy most about my job is the interaction with new people every day.  A few days ago, I met someone special. We were talking about the weather and I noticed his cap. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Remembrances

By Diane Hiller I thought It appropriate to re-post this remembrance today. I found the box of photos on the bottom shelf in a dusty damp corner of the basement. As I leafed through the faded black and white images … Continue reading

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Moving Day

By Diane Hiller I lay in bed this morning, my feelings see-sawing from dread to excitement. We are moving out of the house my husband and I built, created life in, nurtured and raised three beautiful souls in for the … Continue reading

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Let’s get Physical

No Pain – No Gain  As the saying goes, after a two-year absence for reasons ranging from expense to the time it takes, to the logic that I can get the same results at home, I’m back at the gym … Continue reading

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