Family · Hobby

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading

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 to read instructions and print the log (step #1). Once eight books are completed and written in… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Summer Reading

Food · Hobby

Photo Challenge: Reflecting

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

Hobby · Nature

Photo Challenge: Wanderlust

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