I’ve become involved in the marketing & promotion of Mike Stalter’s book Still Have Faith, A Husband’s Story About a 21-Year War with Breast Cancer. Mike has agreed to offer it free for a limited time to anyone who signs up at the link.
Two Central Illinois high schools, Dwight Township H.S. and Flanagan-Central H.S. have seats for these exchange students if an in-district host family can be identified and screened. It is important to note that, per J1 Visa guidelines, the Host Family receives no compensation for hosting the exchange student. Host families must be able to provide the student with three meals per day for the school year. For other specific requirements, talk with the Local Coordinator, Lisa M. Blacker.
It wasn’t long before I noticed the plot and character development surrounded real-life father-daughter relationship dynamics. Of course, the superhero responses to those dynamics were all in fantastic fun.
Yesterday, The Good Men Project (GMP) published an article of mine entitled The Critical Impact of Non-Residential Fathers on Their Daughters. (Read the article here.)
Lisa moves out of an outdated apartment into one that is fresh and vibrant.
My year 2014 has been a milder roller coaster ride than previous years. More like the Kiddie Land version instead of a wild Six Flags ride. Thank goodness! Here are some of the highlights I’m willing to share publicly:
I’ve wanted to be a professional writer for decades. When I was young, I wrote poetry and song lyrics and dreamed of being a photojournalist. I even wrote about becoming and being a writer in this earlier blog post. Long-time student that I’ve been, I’ve written many term papers and research reports, and was even included […]
When I was a pre-med student in community college, I was fortunate to have a friendly acquaintance who was a PhD in physiology. Through him, I was able to secure a student position at the United States Veterans Administration at Hines where I had an introduction to real research. My position was essentially that of […]
Hey! Exciting news! Remember my previous post about Mohop Shoes? Well, Annie Mohaupt and her Chicago-based Mohop Shoes will be on Science Channel’s How It’s Made on October 24, 2014! Call me weird, but I’ve watched every one of their YouTube videos! I’m not a shoe lover, but I do love the ingenuity of the […]
Annie Mohaupt was committed, and she and her team decided a US manufacturing facility was the answer for Mohop Shoes.