• …Take Out the Trash

    It's Monday, and I've got some good news - you don't have to like it. It's National Grouch Day so you can be as crabby and discontent as you want. I know, this... Read more

    Posted on 15 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …dare to Dream

    Crusaders, we're one week into the reign of the first lady Doctor, and yes I'm going to keep coming back to this all season because it's kind of a huge... Read more

    Posted on 14 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Exercise

    Hey there, fellow crusaders and active participants in the great experiment that is our democracy. It's Saturday, the day where you get things done, so why not... Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …changer L’histoire

    …changer L’histoire

    On this, the day after the Day of the Girl 2018, I want to say that I particularly planned to be reviewing a movie about a woman ahead of her time. Alas, it... Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Wonder


    It's International Day of the Girl, and it seems like the perfect excuse to reflect on what it means to be a girl. To put it simply, being a girl is complicated... Read more

    Posted on 12 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …get in Your Head

    Some What to Watch Wednesdays I have to debate which show I want to share, which is the most relevant at that moment in time, or which is just really rocking... Read more

    Posted on 10 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Strike a Chord

    …Strike Chord

    With less than a month until mid-term elections, we're in peak political season. Tensions are high and opinions are everywhere. Yesterday, one of those... Read more

    Posted on 09 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …sail on

    In the history of Mondays, there are some that need more motivation than others. This weekend brought a sea of changes, with some real lows, but some high point... Read more

    Posted on 08 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Take Time

    …Take Time

    Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! If you're having some trouble finding your "happy" today, just remember, we're another day closer to mid-term elections. If... Read more

    Posted on 07 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …run with It

    On the eve of Chicago's annual 26.2-mile road race and the dawn of a new ( and particularly significant) season of "Doctor Who" just hours away, you could say... Read more

    Posted on 06 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Rise


    From the first moment of Bradley Cooper's directorial debut, "A Star is Born," you know it's going to be a wild ride. Jackson Maine (played by Cooper), a music... Read more

    Posted on 05 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …stay Alert

    Happy Thursday, crusaders! I just want to take a moment to say I'm very proud of us. I know this last week (or so) has been a struggle, but I think we've all... Read more

    Posted on 04 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Wear Pink

    Happy Mean Girls Day! As if that weren't exciting enough, This year it falls on a Wednesday. If that means nothing to you, go watch "Mean Girls" now. As any... Read more

    Posted on 03 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …glide on Our Motor Trip

    Some days it can feel like there's a random holiday for everything. Is that a good or a bad thing? I won't be the one to pass judgment, but I will be the one... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Wake Up

    If today feels like just another Monday you may want to take another look at your calendar. It's October! It's time to wake up and welcome a new week and a new... Read more

    Posted on 01 October 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …watch the Clock

    On this, the final Sunday Funday of September, there's a lot to process from the last week. I'm sure there are plenty out there coping with some serious Sunday... Read more

    Posted on 30 September 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Jolt

    Happy National Coffee Day! This year, the day dedicated to your favorite bean had the decency to fall on the weekend. While coffee is great for the weekday... Read more

    Posted on 29 September 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …see the Big Picture

    This Friday, the first of autumn, and one that falls at the end of one heck of a week, I think we could all use a moment to collect ourselves. What better excus... Read more

    Posted on 28 September 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Pay Attention

    Today is National Chocolate Milk Day. Thankfully it falls on a day when absolutely nothing else is happening... If you believed that, you might want to pay... Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …be Good

    This What to Watch Wednesday is a special one, crusaders. It not only marks the first of a new year of television but also a new year of the Crusade. And... Read more

    Posted on 26 September 2018 SELF EXPRESSION