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TCJ - 08: Holidays and Beyond

If it feels like a long time since my last blog, that’s because it has! It has been just over a month, and with Christmas and New Year’s sitting right in the middle, that’s only made it seem like longer. 811 more words


The Sad Tale of the Slaty-backed Gull... And Three Stupendous Surprises!

So, I went on a brief trip up to Chicagoland over January 8-11.  At the time, a rare Siberian gull, the Slaty-backed Gull, had appeared in southern Chicago, in the Calumet area.  1,871 more words


Hot or Cold

People think we are crazy for living in Chiberia (AKA Chicagoland). Mostly, our friends and family from the south. I mean, obviously it’s super cold give or take 5 months of the year and windier than a windmill blowing in your face. 513 more words

Living Up North

Props: Challenge, Tool, or Distraction?

Today’s post is all about props. Are they helping challenge muscles, distract from the exercise, or a tool to help with the exercise?

Think back to the first time taking a Pilates class and how you felt. 367 more words


TCJ - 07: Biomass? Weighed.

In my last blog post, I was excited to have all the biomass collected and waiting to be dried – hopefully before the end of December. 521 more words


Winter Break Activities

School will be out soon for Winter Break and if you’re like us, you’re going to need to find some activities to burn off some of their energy and avoid cabin fever. 731 more words


Top-Rated Golf Courses in the Chicagoland Region

As Director of Finance with Vital Proteins, Benjamin Barrone enjoys playing golf in his free time. As a resident of Chicago, Benjamin Barrone lives in close proximity to a number of highly rated courses. 157 more words

Benjamin Barrone