Category Archives: Politics

Rumors Confirmed, Soustek to Take Place of Howell

Many of us have heard the rumblings of a possible change-up at district office, and Orland Park Patch has published an article confirming the rumors.  Advertisements

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Here We Go ‘Round The District 135 Rumor Mill…

Now that a tentative agreement has been made between the board and the union reps, we now sit back and wait until the January meeting when it becomes official.  Read the press release here.  Many rumors have been flying around about changes in the … Continue reading

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Children First: Rally Brings Together Parents, Citizens and Teachers

Last night over 200 people gathered at the Administration building for a rally before the negotiation meeting took place.  I was there and was immediately impressed with the community togetherness that was displayed by the simple act of standing for … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Week Before Christmas

I came across this facebook post that was written by a former District 135 teacher in support of an end to a long overdue contract negotiation process.  Regina Knapp has given me her permission to repost here and said that … Continue reading

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Full House at District 135 School Board Meeting

You may have noticed the little green signs in many cars in the neighborhood that read “District 135 teachers are working without a contract”.  This prompted me to start asking questions and fueled my inquiries as to why this is … Continue reading

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Mom, What’s a Blago?

(**I dug this one out due to news of Blago’s sentencing, enjoy!**) On the way back from the grocery store, I was listening to the radio.  My kids were talking amongst themselves when my youngest heard an unfamiliar word and … Continue reading

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Mom, What’s a Blago?

On the way back from the grocery store, I was listening to the radio.  My kids were talking amongst themselves when my youngest heard an unfamiliar word and asked, “Mom~ what’s a Blago?”

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Osama, Obama Word To Your Mama Drama

  It started with a late night phone call from my sister who sounded disturbed.  She said that Osama Bin Ladin had been killed.  I was still half asleep and replied “What? Obama?” “No” She said “Osama, not Obama.  Obama … Continue reading

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Obama 2012

Well, it is official, the re-election campaign has been announced and here it is…….The 2012 Obama campaign launch video. Video:youtube BarackObamadotcom Forgive me if I am not too excited this time around…..promises, promises…..Yawn.

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