Tag: "Shari Schmidt"

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Where is the outrage?

August 26, 2010 | Comments (4)

Sometimes I wonder if we don’t all deserve the mess Illinois is in.  We are in a financial crisis that threatens to destroy public services from schools to road repairs to health care in a way we cannot even full grasp now.  Still, I don’t hear a lot of outrage. I hear people politely talking about […]

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I Want to Go Back to School

August 14, 2010 | Comments (1)

This is my favorite time of the year.  Even during the time between graduate school and children, when I had no reason to do so, I always marked back to school on my calendar.  I was one of those kids who couldn’t wait to go to school and didn’t want to leave.  Each new school […]

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Summer

Museum Adventure Pass Program

July 29, 2010 | Comments (4)

I’m one of those people who reads everything from cover to cover, especially when it comes to mailings from our schools or library.  Last summer I read the library newsletter and uncovered a gem of a program that we’ve used quite a bit.  The Museum Adventure Pass Program presented by Macy’s provides discounted or free […]

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