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Happy Thoughts

Happy Thoughts

I saw my first daffodils this weekend, along with a fat robin pulling worms out of the lawn.  An ice cream truck just drove by playing a happy little tune.  All the windows in the house are open, and the wind is blowing out Winter’s stuffiness.  Another birthday is looming, and we celebrated it along […]

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Chicago

Chicago

I’ve got more gift knitting on the pins, which means I can’t post pics yet.  Give me a few more weeks. In the meantime, I spent a lovely weekend with my sister downtown.  We went to the Chicago Cultural Center to catch an exhibit of street photography (check out the artist here), and I left […]

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Enough, Already!

Enough, Already!

I’m tired of snow.  Don’t get me wrong – I like snow, which is a good thing living near Chicago, but I’ve had enough for this year.  I’m ready for Spring.  Bring on the flowers!  So it’s excellent timing for Chicago’s Flower & Garden show, which my mum, sis, and I check out every year.  […]

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Sneuw

Sneuw

I’ve discovered for myself why wool socks have been popular for centuries:  because they keep the feet of silly fool humans warm, even when said silly fool humans decide they simply MUST go take pictures of the snow.  Wearing a dress and work shoes.  At night.  Silly, right?  Particularly the combination of obnoxious striped socks […]

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