Morton Arboretum is always a favorite fall destination for me. Our last fall visit to Morton was so idyllic that I named the subsequent posting Normal Rockwell Moments At Morton Arboretum. Cathy Hosek recently sent me these scarecrow pictures from their Scarecrow Trail, which reminded me to tell you about their Fall Color Festival. Activities . . . → Read More: Go To The Fall Color Festival at Morton Arboretum
In memoriam Linda Ohm May 8 1950 October 18 2012
A garden distinctly marks the passage of time. Kind of like life, with people growing and shining, and sadly over time, gone. We are experiencing this in both our garden walk and life walk in pronounced ways. Dahlias gone, mums shining, Linda failing, grandchildren shining.
In the category of ‘gone’, we have the dahlias. Mike’s . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – For Everything There Is A Season
I am amazed by fax machines. I know fax machines are old fashioned, but I am still somehow surprised when words automajically jump from one page to another.
I am amazed by how many people have never made a scarecrow. I know scarecrows are old fashioned, but I am still somehow surprised how many people . . . → Read More: How To Make A Scarecrow
In honor of Favorites on the 5th, we are going to travel to another world. No, I haven’t gone alien-crazy, I’m talking city v. country. I’ve always been a city gal, born and raised in Chicago, moving to the requisite suburbs to raise a family. Ah, but inside me is a country gal. I admit . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites on the 5th – On the Farm(ish)