13 Feb 2018

#XoxoLGBT Is Trending on Twitter and It’s a Little Slice of Heaven

#xoxoLGBT is trending on Twitter, and it’s the slice of heaven you need today… and everyday. A thread full of love, acceptance, kindness, inclusivity, and a lot of highlighter – it’s perfect. Here are a few of my favs: Learning to be happy being by myself cuz at the end of the day me is all…

22 Jan 2018

Indonesian Slum Transforms Into Rainbow Village

Kampung Pelangi, a small village in Indonesia, has transformed into something out of a fairytale. Previously a state of squalor, but now an amazing display of colors and rad, whimsical designs. The Central Java community, located in a southern district of Semarang, spent more than $22k on the makeover in a bid to shake off its status…

17 Nov 2017

Chicago Fireman Uses Bikes to Help Keep Kids In School

Firefighter serving the community What do firefighters and ‘community service’ have in common?  Neither get the attention they deserve.  Well, 25 years ago, one Chicago firefighter apparently thought he wasn’t doing enough for the community he served, despite, you know, being a fireman—a job whose very description can be said to…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




23 Sep 2017

We Must Also Acknowledge Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a problem that affects both men and women. Although society and media focus public attention on domestic abuse cases with female victims, there are still thousands of male victims who are also abused, yet are left to suffer silently in the shadows. According to a survey by ManKind Initiative, there is one…

20 Sep 2017

Town Holds Christmas in September for 3-year-old boy with cancer

The holidays are still a few months away but that hasn’t stopped a small town in Kansas from celebrating early this year. The town of Lebo came together on September 10th to celebrate Christmas for a three year old boy with terminal cancer. Christian Risner was diagnosed with Rhabdoid kidney cancer, a disease that creates…

11 Sep 2017

Unity in the Face of Devastation

Sixteen years have passed since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. A generation of children have grown up during a time of uncertainty and have lived through so many changes. These attacks signaled the end of a relatively peaceful time in modern history. The world seemed to be on its way…

White supremacy is stupid.
16 Aug 2017

Three Chicagoans Arrested After ‘Antifa’ Protest Outside Courthouse

(Thank you to the kind individual who pointed out my error in referring to the anti-fascist protesters as anti-white supremacy protesters.  They were ‘antifa’ protesters who happened to be protesting white supremacy.) When you hear the phrase ‘white supremacy’, what’s the first image that comes to mind?  Here in the good ol’ U. S. of…