| Apr 22, 2015
Dear Amy: I have a question regarding chemistry and what I've heard described as a relationship "intimacy gap."
I met someone through eHarmony and have been seeing him for four months.
He is kind and attentive. He doesn't smoke, drink or gamble. He...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:47 AM
When you grow up, your heart dies.
I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don't have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan....
| Apr 17, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and some businesses are honoring the planet with eco-deals.
>>Make a purchase at a Disney Store on Earth Day and you'll get a free "Monkey Kingdom" reusable tote bag.
>>Make a purchase at Origins any time from April...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:47 AM
One of the pictures in our family's scrapbook is a shot of my sister and me in front of Mount Vernon, home of the country's first president, George Washington. Even now, I remember how the visit, during one of our summer vacations, made history a lot more...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 8:07 AM
The weather has broken and daylight takes up most of the day, but there is so much to do around town, there are fewer hours than ever.
For example, in addition to the Walk the Walk for Autism on Sunday, April 26, the Hinsdale Chorale will present its...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 9:32 AM
You will die.
While this certainly does not come as news to you, it is news you fight to ignore. You know, Dylan Thomas — "Do not go gentle into that good night/Old age should burn and rave at close of day;/Rage, rage against the dying of the...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:19 AM
>>Expressions Pottery holds a seconds sale at Auer Farm, 158 Auer Farm Road, off Route 185, in Bloomfield, on Saturday, April 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Eleven potters are participating and most items are priced between $1 and $15. Information:...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 12:00 PM
They meet on Mondays at lunch.
They remove their earbuds, hide their smartphones and communicate without the aid of electronic devices.
They are the coolest kids at Mendez High School in Boyle Heights.
They are the Reading Club.
"This is truly the...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:04 PM
Anne Coulter is running for trustee of the Ford Heights Public Library District, but there's no public library there.
Residents can't even get a library card.
Yet, those living in one of the poorest towns in Illinois are paying $13,382 a year in...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:35 PM
During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:37 PM
More than 63 percent of candidates running for suburban offices in the April election will face no opposition, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr.
Put another way, just 258 of the 600 election contests in suburban Cook County, nearly 37 percent,...