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  We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called "Opportunity" and its first chapter is New Year's Day. --Edith Lovejoy Pierce       What is the title of your first chapter?  Mine is Gratitude. For me, every day starts with Gratitude.  ...
01/01/2012
Dear Cindy, Can you believe this year is almost over? I'm so happy that once again, you'll be able to attend the event of the season with that wonderful Prince Charming.  And just so you know, I've worked out this year's schedule so much better. None of that carriages turning into pumpkins stuff ...
12/31/2011
  At some point when discussing short sales with buyers, they will often say to me "I heard the banks are desperate and will take anything."  In the following article, Karen Fiddler outlines what the real potential costs could be and why.         The little things can frustrate us when they chang...
12/30/2011
When you get right down to it, it's all about the basics.  Towards others, a kind thought, a kind word, a kind action.  Towards yourself, remember to make you and your own well-being a priority as well.  Thanks go to Dave Francis for this timely reminder.   2011 was not my favorite year to date, ...
12/27/2011
The start of each year, bring with it the hopes for good things to come.  But life can throw us a few curve balls, some good, some...not so good.  Planning for those unexpected events can help us take advantage of the good, and lessen the impact of the not so good.   DOES YOUR "LIFE PLAN" ALLOW F...
12/26/2011
Joe Kenny said it best..."if I’m driving I’m not drinking and if I’m drinking I will let Pat Kludac and the drivers of PrimeTimeLimoChicago take me home."  Great advice for a happy and safe, New Year's Eve celebration.  ***Submitted as a reblog only, not as an entry by me for December Season of C...
12/26/2011
Memo To All ElvesFrom the Desk of Kris KringleNorth Pole DivisionSanta Claus Enterprises Well, the busiest week of the year is here again.  Where did the year go, right?  Once again, you've outdone yourselves.  Before I embark on my most important mission, I want to take a moment and thank all of...
12/20/2011
With a few brief exceptions, much of December's weather has felt more like early spring than like the start of winter.  But never fear.  At some point Chicago's famous "hawk" will be flying in for it's annual appearance.  Many families do cannot afford warm coats to make it through winter's harsh...
12/19/2011
So far, Chicago has received the gift of fairly nice December weather.  Perfect for getting out to enjoy all that the city has to offer.  While you are enjoying yourself this weekend, you also have an opportunity to help others.  Friday, December 16th Toys for Tots at the Four Seasons Hotel Frida...
12/15/2011
Feed Your Tummy, Support High School Sports When your tummy calls for attention tomorrow afternoon, head over to the Potbelly's at Dearborn and Harrison.  I'm definitely a Potbelly's fan, but that's not the (only) reason I'm suggesting them to satisfy your Friday afternoon munchies.  Tomorrow, Fr...
12/08/2011
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