On Tuesday, I'm asking you to join me and Natalie in voting for Tom Cross for Illinois Treasurer. I said this about Tom Cross back in March right ahead of the Primary and it still holds true : Natalie and I have had the pleasure of knowing Tom for more than a decade and having worked directly for him for about half of that time. Head over to his website to learn more about his campaign. Or check out this graphic to see what else others in Illinois politics have to say about Tom Cross. But know this: there isn't a more hardworking, honest or loyal man on the ballot. The State of Illinois needs help from good people and while we're all tired of hearing the negative ads, the end is near. To get there, we need to support - now more than ever - leaders who are willing to work together and get real results. Tom Cross is an unique leader in that he's bucked his party, charted his own course and has done what he believes is right. And that's why he's
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We've lost six or so pumpkins (that we grew ourselves!) on our front porch to critters this year and after the girls had carved their pumpkins last night, I figured we had to find a way to make them last until Friday. First....I filled a spray bottle with bleach and hit every 'cut' surface. We'll see if that does anything to stop the mold? Then...as you can see...I took out a little bit of fencing and wrapped them up. You can't eat what you can't get to, right? Come and try me, squirrels. I dare you.
Another loss in Downtown Elmhurst as Leonard's Fine Mens Clothing store is 'quitting business forever'. Have to admit that I've never stepped foot in the place, so I'll take some of the blame, but this is another open storefront in the City Center and one less reason for some folks to head down there. Sad for the business. Sad for Elmhurst.
I've tried growing pumpkins for a few years and either mold or critters ruin the fun. This year, I saw a few promising 'fruits' that had blossomed and I decided to try to keep the critters away with some fencing. This is the biggest pumpkin that I've ever grown that doesn't have a single nick in it from squirrel teeth. Gnome for size reference...