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Nuts are a No No

A lot of my co-workers are moms and dads. They work hard with me all day and then go home and take care of their families, help with homework, make dinner, get bathes in, the usual. But one of my … Continue reading

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Go Blue!

I noticed this morning an abundance of blue surrounding me, enough that I actually did notice. People were wearing blue, certain websites and newsfeeds had gone blue, buildings had blue lights switched on. I’m ashamed to admit that despite working … Continue reading

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Awareness Ribbons for a quick fix

November’s a busy month. There’s Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, etc, etc. But November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month. As someone who thankfully doesn’t know anyone who’s suffering from this particular form of cancer, I had to do some … Continue reading

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The Cancer Awareness Rainbow

We all know that October is breast cancer awareness month; indeed, it’s impossible not to notice when you see pink literally everywhere. And it’s a wonderful thing that it does exist, and to the extent that it does, because October’s … Continue reading

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National Night Out

I grew up in a very suburban neighborhood, in an area where parked cars were not locked up at night, and windows were left open unattended even if you planned on leaving the house all day. Of course, no community … Continue reading

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I would walk 500 miles… for charity!

July. The “dog days” of summer. Known for cookouts, swimming pools, summer camp and vacations. But something that doesn’t instantly spring to mind is also very popular in the month of July: awareness walks! During June and July, the bulk … Continue reading

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Get a “Spring” on Awareness Ribbons

Spring has SPRUNG here in Chicago. Every morning on my drive to work I marvel at the magnolia trees blooming, the grass greening, I’ve even spotted a few dandelions! Everything seems to be blooming and growing so much earlier than … Continue reading

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