1 Sep, 2016

August Was…

2021-01-03T17:26:27-06:00September 1st, 2016|Tags: , |

{August Break 8/31: August was...} ...long! And not as peaceful as this photo, taken from the Rogers Park beach pier on the northside of Chicago. But there were peaceful moments, [...]

6 Jul, 2012

Tornado Trees

2021-01-03T17:32:07-06:00July 6th, 2012|Tags: , , |

Our property out in the country of northwestern Indiana got hit by a tornado last weekend. Thankfully, none of the buildings were damaged, but as we walked around earlier this [...]

4 Jul, 2012

Happy 4th of July!

2021-01-03T17:32:07-06:00July 4th, 2012|Tags: |

Happy Independence Day! I've been a bit quiet on this blog these past few days as my husband and I have this one week when all three kids are away [...]

20 Jun, 2012

My Summer Non-List

2021-01-03T17:32:08-06:00June 20th, 2012|Tags: , |

My calendar and the weather man tell me that today is the first official day of summer. It sure feels like it here in Chicago, where temperatures are expected to [...]

5 Sep, 2011

Having a Summer

2021-01-03T17:33:11-06:00September 5th, 2011|Tags: , |

Labor Day marks the "official" end of summer, and thus it's time to ask whether one has made the most of the season of heat, beach and long, supposedly lazy [...]

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