Category Archives: Activism

Jaime McClendon, New Trier groundbreaker

I never knew Jaime McClendon. He died recently at the age of 96. I knew his ex-wife well, she having worked at New Trier in the Athletic Department, called the Department of Kinetic Wellness long before the time I retired. … Continue reading

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Dan Shapiro for Deerfield mayor? Really?

Well, it is that time of the year, elections in Deerfield. Needless to say, I am not a happy camper when it comes to my municipal officials. I love the town I am in and am basically very happy with … Continue reading

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Sunny and a chance of April snow…

I find this not at all depressing to talk about as one of my progeny managed to profit from it since he needed to go out and salt. There is a light coating of snow on the ground and it … Continue reading

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Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta was the Keynote Speaker for Women’s History Month at Oakton Community College. She was born on April 10, 1930 and is an American labor leader and civil rights activist who was the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association. … Continue reading

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