While the state economy appears to be on the mend, it's certainly a slow one and Illinoisans are running low on patience. Job growth during the coming months could have a telling impact in November.
Don't let anyone tell you you're not a book lover because you have an eReader. Obviously you're a book lover, you own a device specifically for reading books!
The Internet is consumed with lists. Every morning my RSS feed is full of articles from various sites breaking down intricate and not-so-intricate topics. In honor of my love-hate relationship with all things countdown, I made a list about lists!
Barring a few outliers, we have everything we could ever ask for or imagine... it is just a matter of perspective and gratitude.
As a trans person of color, there are so many times during my day when I am challenged to exist in a space not designed for me. For some, this poem may ring very true, for others it may make them very uncomfortable.
It's so easy to focus on what's wrong that we sometimes forget how easy it can be to focus on what's right. Especially when we're feeling down. When your mind won't release you from the gloom, wouldn't it be nice to have lists at hand to remind you just how wonderful your life is?
My dad is hard to buy for. It's not his fault; we just don't have much in common. He collects knives; I collect parking tickets. He likes to eat chicken fried steak; I like to eat mimosas.
You hope everyone likes how it turns out but mostly you don't care because you're just happy to have gotten through it.
Yes, I'm talking about your dream. Yes, that dream. Your big, larger-than-life size project that you know you're meant to be doing. The only problem is that it's not getting done. At all. Which actually makes total sense. Let me explain.
You've got too much stuff and not enough time to deal with it all. Your laundry piles up in the basket (whether it's clean or dirty), your dishes just...
In a world that focuses on instant gratification, I try to remind myself that things take time. Hey, I started out as a little guy myself. I didn't grow into this buff, handsome fella overnight -- it took time.
Despite all the misinformation, resistance and doomsday prognostication along the way, Bitcoin has and will continue to defiantly weather the storm.
Having Carl Weathers as your spirit mustache creates a lot of pressure, Is Virginia up to the challenge?
We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.
8. The hilarious text your friend sends you. Maybe it's a dream she had about you. Maybe it's a really ugly picture of her face. Maybe it's the poop emoji. I hope you have friends like mine, or else this could sound weird.