An Unofficial St. Patty’s Day

Written by Tonja Bagwell Officially, St. Patrick’s Day is ten days from today on March 17, 2017. Unofficially, there were celebrations on Friday, March 3, 2017. This was known as “Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day” in Champaign, Illinois. The official holiday occurs during Spring Break for most college students. This means that college town businesses (specifically, […]

Holiday Party Time

Company holiday parties are usually loaded with alcoholic beverages.  I’m sure most of you have heard stories about or witnessed drunken co-workers at a holiday party.  If the company does not limit alcohol consumption and you do not feel responsible enough to moderate your alcohol intake, ask if someone could help you secure transportation to […]

One Week Until Thanksgiving

  This means that there are only six days to Thanksgiving Eve. Remember, this is the busiest night of the year for bars that is also known as Black Wednesday. There have been no scientific studies conducted, but we will have to take the word of bar owners and managers throughout the land. They have […]

Eleven Days Until Thanksgiving Eve 

It feels like a Spectacular Saturday! For many of us, Thanksgiving Eve is the day that puts us in the mood for the upcoming holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. On Tuesday, 11/22/16, some of you will leave work and begin your travels.  You may depart from an […]