April Flowers

Whoa–March just zipped right by, didn’t it? Between the news, and the news, and the news, and even more news, it’s all added up to one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that we all could’ve done without. I hope you and yours are well, and remain so. I’m a borderline hermit by nature, but I confess Read More …

Sunday baking

A normal Sunday during a not-normal time. Took Gaby for a walk through the neighborhoods and the wooded trail. Did a couple of loads of laundry. Some sorting and putting away in the dining room. Then I baked cookies. It’s a new recipe from the side of the Nature’s Path Old Fashioned Oatmeal canister. Chocolate Read More …

Time Marches On

Chilly, partly sunny day. Roaring winds. Spotted a juvenile red-headed woodpecker this morning, an uncommon site according to my Merlin Bird ID app. I don’t understand why given that Illinois is a breeding/wintering site according to the map. That said, they do leave the northern and western parts of the range during the winter. Maybe Read More …