Category Archives: Friends

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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Dinner in Des Plaines

MK and I have had the luck to meet so many wonderful people. We meet them here and there, we meet them in Stratford, and we meet them at places where we have worked. Thursday night found us working hard … Continue reading

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Bank of Heifer

Okay, so we didn’t break it Some time ago, MK had a cow collection and somehow acquired a cow version of a piggy bank. The cow collection waned and the ‘piggy bank’ stayed, becoming a part of the laundry room. … Continue reading

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Ciao to Stratford for the 2017 season!

Normally, we have about a week in Stratford and this time we settled for pretty much a weekend, only arriving on Friday and leaving on Monday. Sunday was a more normal day, finally seeing our good friend CC. She had … Continue reading

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