Joe Grace is an award-winning columnist and journalist who has been writing for newspapers and websites for more than 15 years. He’s the former editor of the Kane County Chronicle in St. Charles, Ill., and the Lake County Journal in Grayslake, Ill. He also was a reporter for the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake, Ill., the Sycamore (Ill.) Journal and the La Salle (Ill.) NewsTribune. He currently is an editor for a national magazine based in the Chicago suburbs. You can write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.