April 8th will be here before you know it, which is why I'm giving you the heads-up on the rare phenomenon of a total solar eclipse happening on that day. Believe it or not, where you are located in Illinois will affect how much of the total eclipse you'll get see, so let's take a look at Illinois' best viewing spots.
If you've lived in Illinois long enough, you're probably really enjoying the mild February temperatures...and you keep wondering when winter will remember it's still winter and hit us with more cold and ice. It turns out that being optimistic that spring is starting early isn't such a bad idea after all, because it looks like it will.
I don't think I'd ever be brave enough to leave Missouri for good. But, there are many that are making that choice and they're not just moving out of state. Some are moving to a foreign country and they're giving tips on the best places to land if that's something you're thinking about.
With the high cost of everything these days, more and more people are turning to what some may consider unorthodox solutions for paying the bills and keeping food on the table, including dumpster diving.