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Dying While Working Out

I made the mistake of agreeing to jog a 5K with my sister.

Oh I love 5Ks! I love walking! And this particular run is to keep Lincoln Park Zoo free so children from any background can enjoy and learn about exotic animals. 201 more words



When my oldest daughter feeds her siblings or dolls, she extends the spoon toward the intended recipient and then opens her own mouth. It’s a reflex. 554 more words

Mom Musings


After almost 22 hours on a train (it arrived late!) Chicago was the first stop on my trip and it is a fantastic place! When I got there it was absolutely throwing it down. 276 more words

Chicago on a Budget

You are never too old to visit the Zoo! (and make sure you watch the video at the end if you aren’t sure!)

Last week we had a free afternoon in Chicago and we decided instead of hitting the Magnificent Mile to shop, we would… 605 more words


Emmett Till's Cousin, Former Bellwood Resident, Recalls Innocence Lost

Simeon Wright, 73, recall memories of his cousin, Emmett Till, during a visit to an Oak Park middle school on May 4. Wright wants to correct the historical record about the infamous whistle that led to Till’s heinous death in 1955. 1,337 more words


There's A Snow Monkey Baby Boom Happening At Lincoln Park Zoo

Getting pregnant at Lincoln Park Zoo is pretty easy it seems.

Well, that is if you’re a snow monkey.

I saw on the news last night… 89 more words


Lincoln Park Snow Monkey Uses Computer To Name Baby

CHICAGO (CBS) — A snow monkey chose the name for her one-month-old baby this week using a touchscreen computer at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Izumi, 11, was given two options on the touchscreen computer in the zoo’s state-of-the-art cognition cube at the macaque exhibit. 129 more words