Monthly Archives: March 2007

Friday Flickr Five

Today is the final day of Spring Break 2007. We’re wrapping up with a trip to the Art Institute today. Here are the Five: untitled thank you thank you thank you ruby red chard Duck duck Robin you knew that was coming, didn’t you? Happy Flickr-ing; see you Monday!

Rinne Allen photography

When Simply Photo and Joy both rave about something in the same week, you can bet it’s something you shouuld check out. Such is the case with Rinne Allen. Her photographs are just so, well, gorgeous. (My favorites are allium, butterfly, and wintered berries, available at Rinne’s bird handmade site as postcards.) Like what you […]

Back to reality

Yesterday around noon the temperature dropped 24 degrees in an hour, according to the morning paper. Summer back to spring in an instant. But that’s okay: the yard is awake with the beginnings of spring, including these lilac buds above. Is there anything more heavenly than the smell of lilacs in April and May? We […]

Bits of delight

Having some good luck in the book department lately. Last week, I ordered two books from Amazon, and love both. First, I read “Leaning Into the Wind: A Memoir of Midwestern Weather”, by Susan Allen Toth. Our views about midwester weather are quite similar … I smiled when I read that she had an “other […]

Moveable Feast

Our schools are on break this week, yet we are here, in town, not vacationing …. that’s okay, though, because spring is bursting out all over. Yesterday it was a record high 79 degrees. On Saturday, we drove out to Geneva, IL, to run a few errands and visit this week’s bakery, Moveable Feast. Some […]