…pack it in

Crusaders, it’s here, our first big week of the holiday season. We are mere days away from turkey time and I’m guessing a lot of you out there could use some of that tryptophan right now to slow down your heart rate. No doubt about it, it’s going to be a busy week for most…

…Lend an Ear

Today, everyone’s favorite mouse turns the big 9-0. On this day in 1928 “Steamboat Willie” debuted and the world met Mickey Mouse. It’s hard to imagine that 90 years ago anyone could have foreseen how much this little mouse would change the world. Of course, he didn’t do it by himself. Apparently even an animated lady…

…let it shine

Today marks the official start of the holiday season for the city of Chicago with the annual lighting of Michigan Avenue. And while the lights, in this case, are literal, it’s also a good time to remember to keep your own metaphorical light shining this holiday season. There’s plenty to be cheerful about this time…

…Fare Well

“…life isn’t fair. It’s just fairer than death, that’s all.” William Goldman, “The Princess Bride” Today the world says goodbye to another great of the entertainment world. You may not be familiar with William Goldman’s name, but chances are you know his work.

…reduce and reuse

The planet needs your help, crusaders. And if you didn’t already know that, welcome! Today we celebrate another national holiday meant to inspire us to do our part where the planet is concerned. Today’s call to action? Recycle. It’s #AmericaRecyclesDay!