It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from the news of the day. Each week, we’ll compile a list of “good reads” from Patch sites around the area. They’re happy or compelling or otherwise interesting stories for your weekend reading pleasure.
Karen Kaplan’s Deerfield home was invaded by three men March 19. Rarely does a crime victim come forward to tell their story. Kaplan relates what happened to her and two of her three children in March. She talks of her feeling and the ultimate forgiveness of the perpetrators.
Sammie the Bernese Mountain Dog was swept away by a stream at KLM Park in Hinsdale and was found by Hinsdale police after she traveled through an underground drain pipe.
Participants competed to roll their pumpkins down the sledding hill, then smashed them into piles of compost to nourish spring plants.