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STARVED ROCK: Illinois' Most Visited Park

Less than an hour drive west of Chicago sits a series of state parks that beckons to the adventurous spirit. Starved Rock State Park is the largest and most visited, but nearby Buffalo Rock and Matthieson State Parks are similar in terrain and history.   848 more words


Signs of Spring

Spring is sprung

The grass is riz

I wonder where the flowers is?

They is here! 


after the snow melted ...

… next to a stream in the forest at my university.


Weekly Photo Challenge: A Good Match

Every time I thought about “A Good Match,” my mind went back to a 2013 photo. I felt a sense of fascination when I first saw this tromboncino squash…. 140 more words


#Skywatch Friday - 37

Hello there!

So, how have you all been? Mine has been a busy week. And today, being a school holiday, and the husband back from an office trip late last night, everyone is at home so it definitely feels like a Saturday. 176 more words