Write Team

Opinions and stories of our writers.

Our boy is home again. Hurrah, hurrah!

In most places, the sound of howling sirens usually isn’t a good thing, but here in the […]

Reflecting on A Past Role Model

Who is a role model in your life? I have always hated that question. I never felt […]

Living life as a member of Generation X

A recent statistic from the U.S. Department of Labor has sparked some interest in generational differences. By […]

Why I write for the Write Team

Writing is my voice when I cannot speak.  Frequently, while in conversations, I find myself searching for […]

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 […]