Saturday, May 8, 2010

Lemay senior gets youthful help delivering meals

"At 10 a.m. each weekday, Ray Unger pulls his old wood-paneled station wagon into the circle drive of Bayless High School to pick up a fresh set of legs.

At 80, his have not given out. Unger's pace would indicate several good years of mobility are left."

Click here for more on this intriguing connection between youth and the elderly.

Farmer uses the old bean

"Joe Fagundes started with a joke about a day celebrating fava beans and turned it into an annual fundraiser for children with cancer."

For more on the evolution of a holiday from fiction to fact, click here.

10 things you might not know about the U.S. Supreme Court

"Chicago native John Paul Stevens is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court, and at least four people with Chicago ties are in the running. There are Diane Wood and Ann C. Williams, who are federal appeals judges here, plus Merrick Garland, a Washington-based appellate judge who grew up in Lincolnwood, and Solicitor General Elena Kagan, a former University of Chicago professor. As the speculation rages, here are some precedents."

Click here to peruse the photogallery and learn some interesting trivia about the Supreme Court.