November 30, 2017 by - 6 Comments

  This was me most of this week. Except the only time I was out in the sunshine was to fill the bird feeders. I apparently picked up the upper respiratory version of whatever plague was floating around our house at Thanksgiving (which was so much fun for those of us who weren’t sick). I …Read More

The Other Illinois State Fair. And a Llama.

September 12, 2017 by - 4 Comments

  For eight of the last eleven years we’ve attended Illinois’ DuQuion State Fair. It’s one of two state fairs in the state. I get it. Illinois is a very loooooong state, so having two state fairs is handy. Husband doesn’t like large crowds, and I melt like butter if it’s over eighty-five degrees, so …Read More