I love Trillium!
Spring has come to west Michigan. Here are photos of some of the many beautiful flowering trees.
Photos from a cold afternoon in January.
A winter storm has blanketed the east coast with snow. This morning, in places like Washington, D.C., which is not accustomed to snow many inches deep, people are trying to figure out how to get around. I hope they will find a moment to take in the beauty. I paused this morning to take in the sunrise on the frozen lake in our small town.“Only that day dawns to which we are awake.” Henry David Thoreau
Stopped by the Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan, yesterday morning. A wonderful visit on a bright, cool, fall morning.
Robinette’s Orchard, northeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a magnet for families every fall weekend. It used to be a regular event for us to visit the orchard when our children were young. I thought I would stop by today. As usual, the line for the fresh baked donuts, cookies and pies snaked out the door. I resisted the aroma and bypassed the line, buying apples and cider instead. Then I walked around the property to take in a taste of fall.
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Seems like business has brought me to Chicago more in the past 4 months than in the previous 4 years. On Wednesday, I got to visit with Stewart and Karen in Hyde Park before my business began yesterday. Last evening I took advantage of the late hours and free admission at the Chicago Institute of Art.