Linda Alexandra of Wauconda writes a letter to the editor.
Bailee R. Parks, 18, is charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, both felonies, authorities said.
A familiar request is “please don’t say anything.” Also, asking someone “can you keep a secret?” often can generate a commitment from a curious and willing mind.
Each person has their own perception regarding how they perceive situations in everyday living.
Eight Illinois communities will share nearly $2.4 million in grants to expand access to outdoor recreation, Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced recently.
Karma began in ancient India and often is talked about and shows up in many lives. Anyone who does good will receive good. Anyone who does bad will receive bad.
Wouldn’t you agree that it’s probably not likely that anyone would call and ask for help unless they were in dire straits and maybe not even when that time arises? For some folks, there could be an uncomfortable feeling asking for help, would you agree?
Years back, live people answered a ringing phone. In today’s times, live people may choose to answer the phone or otherwise let it ring into an outgoing voicemail to the caller, who may or may not leave a message.
Best friends are special friends that when needed will lend an ear and give support to the other half of the friendship. They at times can become a chauffeur, babysitter, money lender and are the holder of secrets that must never be shared with anyone.
People with tact and consideration would avoid that comment at all costs. It is rude and useless.
This comment sounds as if the speaker may not always be honest but now will be by offering a truthful statement. This statement should be avoided.
Tim Dempsey is McHenry County's truancy officer. He decided to start helping struggling families he's encountered on the job.
At the time encountered, some people are not having their best day, but will simply reply, “fine,” as an end-all answer being nondescript and avoiding any additional questions.
Wauconda High teacher Bob Gillen, 53, was killed in a crash; he'd been at Wauconda High since 1996. He taught math and was an athletic trainer.
There is a defined difference between being a people person and being people friendly