Living Rural

I never get tired of the blue sky.  ~~Vincent Van Gogh One of the things that I love about living rural.  There’s absolutely no way to get skies like this when you’re surrounded by wall-to-wall buildings.  There’s nothing quite like hiking along the fields, looking at skies like these. Clouds over soybeans in DeKalb County, … Continue reading Living Rural

Libraries & Grand Old Flags That I Guess Aren’t So Grand Anymore

Big Rock, Illinois       population: 1,157 The house was built around 1908-1910 by two farmers who were ready to retire & move into town.  It later became known as the “Michael House” when the Michael family moved in.  And to this day, it’s known as the Michael House.  It became the Big Rock Library in 2009. … Continue reading Libraries & Grand Old Flags That I Guess Aren’t So Grand Anymore