It hasn't been above freezing all month (nine consecutive days) and there doesn't seem to be any chance of getting above 32 degrees before Monday. The cold and snow are putting my streak of 19 consecutive months of golf play at risk.
Remember all the complaining three years ago about how out of balance the Illinois Democratic Party slate was -- nothing but Chicagoans from governor to treasurer?
There on pages 52 and 53 of Sunday's (Dec. 4) New York Times Magazine is a photograph of what presumably is the computer monitor of the late writer Susan Sontag. (It's never actually identified as such but that's the impression the reader is left with).
This is from my Sunday column in the print edition of The N-G:
Here's a little "bonus coverage" off of Sunday's column on the lack of Democratic sheriffs in Champaign County -- at least for the last 75 years.
Whoa, now here's an interesting development in the saga of who will replace Jan Paul Miller as U.S. attorney for central Illinois.
This http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/16/national/16children.html?pagewanted=1 is just what Gov. Rod Blagojevich wanted from his All Kids bill-signing ceremony Tuesday.