Saturday, February 2, 2013
In this week's Betsy and Sal, Sally Higginson talks about how she resolved to pack lighter, and how that resolution fell apart while getting ready for a trip to the Canadian Rockies.
It' early February, and we all know what that means: It's time to abandon our New Year's Resolutiions. For the few among us who still think that whatever promises we made to improve ourselves we still might keep, let me say this: ha ha ha. Here was mine: to pack lightly. That’s right. I decided to take a lesson from my younger daughter, who can pack for a week of skiing in a carry-on bag and offer space to anyone else in the family who is having trouble cramming a week’s worth of necessities into a bag weighing less than 50 pounds. Before I continue, let me make clear the lesson my husband and I learned while planning our winter escapade: why do today what you can put off until tomorrow? For years I’ve heard tales from friends and family …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Add your own New Year's Resolution in the Comments section.
Happy New Year from Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch. To help us start 2011, we've enlisted the help of some village officials from both towns to provide their New Year's resolution. Then we want to hear yours. Go to the Comments Section and let us know your goal or wish for the New Year. Thanks for starting 2011 with Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch. LAKE FOREST Kent Novit, 1st Ward Alderman – To express my continued appreciation for all efforts of the city's staff and boards, and wishing Lake Forest continued financial stability as we enter our 150th year of existence. David Grumhaus, 1st Ward Alderman – To finish out the rest of my term as alderman on a high note, by helping restructure its finances so that the city is well positioned for the …
Friday, December 31, 2010
Find out what their wishes are for 2011.
New Years Resolutions: most of us make them ever year. New Years Eve is the time to reflect on the successes of the previous year, and visualize or hopes for the year to come. Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch ventured out to the skating rink at West Park in Lake Forest to ask some children what their wishes are for 2011. We'd love to hear some of your resolutions! Happy New Year from Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch!