Capitol Letters – Winter 2014/15

Governor Bruce Rauner signs an Executive Order on January 15. (Zach Bernard)

Governor Bruce Rauner signs an Executive Order on January 15. (Zach Bernard)

It’s March, and despite the eight inches of snow sprawled around my front porch, good luck convincing me it’s not spring.

I might have said this in my last “Capitol Letters” update, though I’m not sure. The new season doesn’t begin for me on its actual day, rather the first of a certain month. March to me will always represent spring, so for me, spring begins on March 1, summer begins on June 1, you get the idea. Read the rest of this entry »

Doghouse @ Daybreak: February 28, 2015

Springfield mayoral candidate Jim Langfelder celebrates his primary victory. (Zach Bernard)

Springfield mayoral candidate Jim Langfelder celebrates his primary victory. (Zach Bernard)

I haven’t written within the last week. That was intentional.

Rest assured, you were not forgotten. Circumstances in my life had me believe “going dark” on the blog was within my best interest, and I still think that was, in fact, a good thing. I use this blog to let you into my world while simultaneously working through some of my own stuff, but a little “me time” seemed in the cards. Read the rest of this entry »