Archive for July, 2010

30 Jul

Mornings on the Porch

I am a morning person and can be found outside bright and early sipping coffee in a rocking chair.  My [&hellip

22 Jul

Scenes from Chicago — Field Museum

We spent a day at the Field Museum. It never seems crowded and there is so much to see.  Every [&hellip

21 Jul

Scenes from Chicago — Dancing in the Park

While strolling through town, we came upon Chicago Summer Dance — outdoor ballroom dancing in the park!  Oh, the fun [&hellip

20 Jul

Scenes from Chicago – Day 1

We’re in Chicago for the week.  John has a business trip so the kids and I came along for some [&hellip

20 Jul

Vacation Knitting

While away on vacation, I started to get back into my knitting groove.  And, as usual, I found one pattern [&hellip

11 Jul

Vacation Zen

Last week, we were on our yearly family vacation — at a lodge in deep Missouri along a river.  This [&hellip

9 Jul

The Campout

My kids love to camp.  John and I do not.  Our solution?  Backyard camping! They get to stay up late, [&hellip

6 Jul

Trash Picked Treasure

These chairs were found many weeks ago. They sat on my screen porch almost begging me to repaint them.  I [&hellip

4 Jul

Party Time

We were invited to a backyard pool party and cookout yesterday.  My friend, who hosted the gathering, has a perfect [&hellip

3 Jul

Fingernails for the Fourth

The fingernails (and toenails!) are ready for the fourth of July. But will the polish on such busy hands (and [&hellip

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