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Wednesday 21 June 2017. Sunrise on the Solstice at Meadowbrook

It was 64 degrees F at 5:15 this morning of the first day of summer and the longest day of the year!

Was thrilled (and amazed) to have gotten myself going early enough to be heading to Meadowbrook Park on… 272 more words

Bicycling

No Hay Day

Yesterday – an hour before the tractor arrived to bale our hay –  it began to rain, just a little at first then the skies opened up and it rained and rained all morning.   343 more words

Photography

Illinois Iconoclast

People packed shoulder to shoulder.  A hot, claustrophobic tent on the outskirts of town.  The crowd craning their necks, straining to catch a glimpse of the stage.   555 more words

Southern Illinois

Saturday 10 June 2017. Worn Flowers at Meadowbrook

It was 66 degrees and mostly sunny at 6:09, on this morning of my father’s 90th birthday, as I wheeled Rhododendron down the driveway and headed south on Race Street. 190 more words

Bicycling

Masquerade, hide your face so the world will never find you

*Name that tune*

Hehe, but you guys, I’m living the dream. I was invited to the ball! not just any ball – the masquerade ball. See for yourselves <3… 91 more words

Showcasing Other Creatives

Haynes’ on Main — May 7, 2017

We’d been spending much of our time on a major home improvement project, and it finally was done. Well, nearly done. So we declared that this particular Sunday was for riding. 447 more words

Central Illinois