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Post Holiday Budget - 5 Free things for Chicagoans to do in January

It’s that time of year. Cold, dark, snowy January. By the time you read this, you’re probably still trying to figure out how to undo all the damage you did to your stomach and liver after all the holiday eating and drinking. 902 more words

The Sense of Wonder

There is a sixth sense, the natural religious sense, the sense of wonder.

– D.H. Lawrence


Fall into the Chicago Botanic Garden!

Here in Chicago, between the sometimes blistering summer heat and the ever-looming possibility of another Snowmageddon, we experience what we call a few weeks of ‘perfect’ weather.  548 more words


Fluttering and Flirty

Last weekend marked the last weekend of the summer that The Chicago Botanic Gardens featured the butterfly tent before the winter.  I went to go see the numerous variations of butterflies they have from many different countries.   89 more words


Let's Live in Amazement!

Those who are awake live in a constant state of amazement.

– Jack Kornfield


Emptiness in Bloom

Emptiness is bound to bloom, like hundreds of grasses blossoming.
– Eihei Dogen, Sky Flowers