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StuffJournalistsLike.com YESSS. I’ve been waiting for journalists to jump on this meme! (Although I’m pretty sure what society thinks I do involves shaking hands with both Satan and Barack Obama. And what my mom thinks I do involves living in a cardboard box.)

In Uncategorized on February 13, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Journalists Job Meme


VIDEO: When Brides Meet – Part 3

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm


Here’s a sneak peek of Elgin native Shannon Wapole meeting the other brides featured on tonight’s Chicago-area episode of “Four Weddings” on TLC. Guess whose wedding dress looks “like a cupcake!”

VIDEO: Four Weddings – How They Met Part 3

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2012 at 12:15 pm


Wondering how Elgin-area bride Shannon Wapole and her husband Andy Stoker, featured tonight on TLC’s “Four Weddings,” met? Wonder no more!

Where’d your school rank? Here’s a link to Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon’s full report, remarks on community colleges.

In Uncategorized on January 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Lt. Gov. Simon to colleges: Focus on the finish

I got a Pinterest invite last month. But I’m just now really “getting” Pinterest. Come share stuff with me! 

In Uncategorized on January 6, 2012 at 9:20 am

Share with me on Pinterest!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries?list=PL81A45E893538CD70&hl=en_US] This was my pick for the Courier’s year-end “Faces of 2011” series. Certainly the biggest story I covered this past year was the battle against legislation to extend the Sears EDA in Community Unit School District 300, part of Superintendent Michael Bregy’s first year at the head of the suburban Chicago school district. Here are some of the videos I took at board meetings and rallies, as well as videos posted by District 300 and the Village of Hoffman Estates, that helped tell that story. To watch this playlist in its entirety (more than an hour-and-a-half!), visit my YouTube channel.

In Uncategorized on January 4, 2012 at 1:22 pm

PLAYLIST: D300 protests Sears EDA legislation

Among them: Newspaper reporter (me) and real estate agent (my husband). I prefer to think of my husband and myself as just very retro.

In Uncategorized on December 29, 2011 at 5:46 pm

Six Jobs That Died in 2011 via Monster.com