In Wisconsin, just as American as apple pie, are water ski shows aplenty. Whereas some states may have one or a few teams, WI boasts over two dozen. It’s not really a reason for pride as it is a true blue example of the blue lakes & rivers flowing through ‘Sconnie veins. Sure they may hover… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Heritage
I would say ‘Content in a Tent,’ but here’s what I’ve found. I really like conveniences like indoor plumbing (includes a toilet, shower, hot & cold water), a dish washer, and laundry services. Dry heating & cooling are key pleasantry factors, too, in my world. I say I’m into camping. I’ve done winter camping in Montana, bringing… Continue reading Content with a Tent
Today’s the day! Beginning today–May 16th– and finishing on September 5th (2017), track your 1st thru 6th Grader’s* reading. The tally is by book and not minutes, making it much simpler of a tracking task. Go to http://www.bn.com/summerreading to read instructions and print the log (step #1). Once eight books are completed and written in… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Summer Reading
Funkadelic, right?! Chicago’s recognizable skyline is wonderfully accentuated in The Bean @ Millennium Park. This particular visit was connected to an evening first spent sampling foods at Taste of Chicago. We were right near Buckingham Fountain. << slide show below >> Since we were enticed by what lay beyond Grant Park and had eaten our… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Reflecting
Here I was concerned about taking the photo challenge! There may still be time for me to be daunted by the three weeks remaining in my commitment, but this one is easy. When I saw the Danger! photo example, I immediately thought, “I have some of those!” So, taking the lead from the prompt, here… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Danger!
As the 1st of my 5 Photo Challenge posts I’ll try out just for the month of May, this picture represents “Wanderlust.” As best as I can figure, the coordinates for this location are: 45°17’52.9″N 87°03’38.2″W in Door Bluff County Park. Door County is a popular vacation spot for Chicago area and southern Wisconsin residents.… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Wanderlust
Instead of getting to my point way at the end of the post and not seeing it until you reach the bottom, I’ll give you a shortcut to the main message: Have an Outlet or Else You’ll Burst. Often, being active is my way to blow off steam. Take this winter, for example, when I… Continue reading Have an Outlet