New Year, New Job, New Blog

In transitioning to a new website in the middle of last year, my old blog was lost. This caused me to abandon ship on the idea. But as it is a new year, and I have a new job, it seemed like an appropriate time to start a new blog.

I joined the Wednesday Journal staff just a little over a month ago and it has been nothing but great so far. Here are a few of my favorite images so far. Thanks for looking!

Lucy Herbeck, 7mo., slips into tears on Santa's lap, at the Brookfield Zoo's Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Lucy Herbeck, 7mo., slips into tears on Santa's lap, at the Brookfield Zoo's Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Don Rosenwinkel, CEO and President of Big Monster Toys, at his office on Friday, December 5, 2014, in Chicago.

Don Rosenwinkel, CEO and President of Big Monster Toys, at his office on Friday, December 5, 2014, in Chicago.

A young girl pets a horse pulling Santa Claus's slay, outside the the Brookfield Village Hall on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

A young girl pets a horse pulling Santa Claus's slay, outside the the Brookfield Village Hall on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Michelle Fitzgerald, General Manager of ReUse Depot, 50 W. Madison, in Maywood, IL, on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Michelle Fitzgerald, General Manager of ReUse Depot, 50 W. Madison, in Maywood, IL, on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Finance Director Doug Cooper assists a citizen from inside their makeshift office in the Edward J. Barcal court room of the Brookfield Village Hall on Friday, January 9, 2015. The court room is acting as a makeshift office as the rest of the village hall is renovated.

Finance Director Doug Cooper assists a citizen from inside their makeshift office in the Edward J. Barcal court room of the Brookfield Village Hall on Friday, January 9, 2015. The court room is acting as a makeshift office as the rest of the village hall is renovated.

Craig Mathis stands near the Harlem Avenue Blue Line station, where he saved a woman who was being attacked in June of last year,  on Friday, January 2, 2015. Mathis donated his kidney to a close friend just 11 months earlier.

Craig Mathis stands near the Harlem Avenue Blue Line station, where he saved a woman who was being attacked in June of last year,  on Friday, January 2, 2015. Mathis donated his kidney to a close friend just 11 months earlier.

Rabbi Yitzchok Bergstein lighting the 6-foot menorah outside the Chabad Jewish Center of Oak Park on Monday, December 22, 2014.

Rabbi Yitzchok Bergstein lighting the 6-foot menorah outside the Chabad Jewish Center of Oak Park on Monday, December 22, 2014.

OP-RF junior Alan Greffin (20) stretches for a rebound during their game against Fenwick in the BlueCross BlueShield Chicago Elite Classic at the UIC Pavilion on Friday, December 5, 2014.

OP-RF junior Alan Greffin (20) stretches for a rebound during their game against Fenwick in the BlueCross BlueShield Chicago Elite Classic at the UIC Pavilion on Friday, December 5, 2014.