Category Archives: Friends

A day in the city and…

We had quite the busy day. It started off with a chimney sweep. I found the chimney sweep situation to be quite interesting as they gave a fifteen-minute window of arrival and they texted all information to us, price, etc. … Continue reading

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The Tatars of Highland Park

Going to Highland Park was a fun thing back when our kids were young. We were new in the Deerfield area, having moved in in 1981 into our first house. It was, in short, a dump. I will get to … Continue reading

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A Night of Tchaikovsky and more!

We had a most wonderful Saturday evening. Earlier in the week, we received a message asking us if we were interested in going to Ravinia, to the Pavilion, for a Tchaikovsky Fest. We quickly said, “Yes,” and put it on … Continue reading

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Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks

For years I have been talking about Starved Rock State Park and luckily, this past weekend, I managed to return. I remember the fun we had as a family when we took the boys there, staying overnight at the lodge … Continue reading

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Friday with friends and picking up the grandkids

A beautiful day, Friday was, and the weather was deceptively like summer with lots of sun and some pretty intense heat for September, in the 80s. We had a somewhat relaxing morning, MK headed out to tutor and I went … Continue reading

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