December, 2011 Archives

recent high school sports…

December 29th, 2011 Permalink

St. Patrick junior Loren Horton (21) drives to the net during the home game against St. Joseph on Thursday December 22, 2011. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   St. Patrick freshman Nicholas Coleman (12) guards St. Joseph sophomore Michael brooks (12) during the home game on Thursday December 22, 2011. | michael jarecki […]

St. Patrick junior Loren Horton (21) drives to the net during the home game against St. Joseph on Thursday December 22, 2011. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

St. Patrick freshman Nicholas Coleman (12) guards St. Joseph sophomore Michael brooks (12) during the home game on Thursday December 22, 2011. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

Stevenson goaltender Sam Schmaren (94) makes a save in the game against Naperville Central during the 18th Annual High School Holiday Hockey Classic on Monday, December 26, 2011. Stevenson defeated Naperville Central 3-1. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

Stevenson senior Michael Varshavsky (13) fires the puck on net scoring the first goal during the 18th Annual High School Holiday Hockey Classic on Monday, December 26, 2011. Stevenson defeated Naperville Central 3-1. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

Stevenson senior Michael Varshavsky (13) skates past his bench after scoring the first goal of the game during the 18th Annual High School Holiday Hockey Classic on Monday, December 26, 2011. Stevenson defeated Naperville Central 3-1. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

December 20th, 2011 Permalink

bernie’s book bank

December 18th, 2011 Permalink

(left to right) Volunteers Lynette Karras and her son Sam 10, Ryan Harper 7, his mom Kate and little sister Sarah 5, all of Lincolnshire apply stickers to books with the Bernie’s Book Bank logo at the warehouse in Lake Forest on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Bernie’s Book Bank facilitates the collection, processing and redistribution […]

(left to right) Volunteers Lynette Karras and her son Sam 10, Ryan Harper 7, his mom Kate and little sister Sarah 5, all of Lincolnshire apply stickers to books with the Bernie’s Book Bank logo at the warehouse in Lake Forest on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Bernie’s Book Bank facilitates the collection, processing and redistribution of children’s books to help increase quality book ownership among at-risk children throughout the Chicagoland area. Bernie’s Book Bank distributes between 10-15 thousands books a week and by the end of 2011 will have collected a half a million books. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

Signs showing statistics about children that cannot read hang above clear boxes filled with books that are ready to be distributed throughout the Chicagoland area at the warehouse of Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Forest on Sunday, December 11, 2011.

 

 

Brian Floriani (right), Executive Director and founder of Bernie’s Book Bank jokes around with volunteer Chris Karras of Lincolnshire at the Bernie’s Book Bank warehouse in Lake Forest on Sunday, December 11, 2011.

 

 

A banner with a quote from Aldous Huxley, “A home without books is a body without soul” hangs at the warehouse of Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Forest on Sunday, December 11, 2011.

December 14th, 2011 Permalink

saw this the other day…

December 11th, 2011 Permalink

                I saw this the other day when I was driving…I couldn’t believe this guy was reading the newspaper (maybe scores or stocks?) talking on his cellphone and driving! (oh yeah and it looks like he has his reading glasses on)  

                I saw this the other day when I was driving…I couldn’t believe this guy was reading the newspaper (maybe scores

or stocks?) talking on his cellphone and driving! (oh yeah and it looks like he has his reading glasses on)

 

December 7th, 2011 Permalink

thanksgiving day parade photographs

December 1st, 2011 Permalink