Write Team

Opinions and stories of our writers.

Romantic notions vs. reality in preserving food

“I bet we’re the first people to ever listen to Maroon 5 while snapping green beans,” my […]

Be your child’s rock amid terror in the

Have you ever seen a piece of news that made your heart stop? Read a headline that […]

On my love-hate relationship with Facebook

It’s been a hard, long day at the restaurant. I leave work, run my errands and head […]

Faux excitement for soccer similar to Olympics

Soccer, by most admissions, is not a television sport. Spectator sport, yes. But since we were unable […]

When being number one is bad

Illinois is known for many things, both good and bad, but is it really the worst state […]

Cronyism: is it alive and well in all

With this being the last of my seven articles (or at least for now), I have decided […]

A how-to guide for a more enjoyable dining

The customer/waitress bond is like no other. I have had many waitress friends and I have asked […]

Stop bullying behavior by first looking within

I was perusing my Facebook today and three statuses popped right up. They all concerned the subject […]

It’s never too late to leave a lasting

In my many years as a waitress, I have met many wonderful people who have touched my […]

Abusing drugs to solve life’s problem is not

I would love to admit that I don’t love Dr. Phil, but that would be a big […]