Memories-Old and New

Once again, I’ve neglected this blog and wonder about what I really want to write about. There are many blogs out in the blogosphere and many have specific viewpoints. I recently started following a blog about Paris. It’s really about Frenchifying your own life, which I love to do. I went to Paris 15 years … Continue reading Memories-Old and New

Tough Times

While the world at large has gone through many changes within the last few months, my world on the farm has been dramatically dull. Rural America doesn’t change quickly, as can be seen in how people casually drive around looking at the cows in the field and waiting for the corn to grow towards the … Continue reading Tough Times

A Few Of My Favorite Things…

Favorite Harry Potter Movie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire...which is Year 4 at Hogwarts. It’s also my favorite HP Book. Favorite String Instrument: oh Dang, my hillbilly is going to show with this answer , but it’s a tie with a Banjo and a Fiddle/ViolinFavorite Country you want to visit: Japan...TokyoFavorite Breed of … Continue reading A Few Of My Favorite Things…

Up and Down The Chicago River

The water taxi from Chinatown to Michigan Avenue takes about 40 minutes. Chinatown in located on the near south side of Chicago and the river divides the city between north and south addresses.  We were heading towards north Michigan Ave.  The boat stops at a few different locations along the way, so you get to … Continue reading Up and Down The Chicago River

First Week Of 2018 Review

The first week of the new year, 2018, has already come and gone. Days are still cold and the nights even colder. In Illinois, we are used to the cold blowing across the prairie, causing the snow to drift into largish mountains of white.  Blocking the view, hampering the walk to the mailbox. We haven't … Continue reading First Week Of 2018 Review