Advice From a Hawk: Soar to new heights. Be a keen observer. Swoop down on opportunities. Spread your wings. Rise above it all. Find a field that suits you. The sky’s the limit! (DeKalb County, Illinois) Walking the Peke Diva this morning, a hawk came running out from under the bush closest to us & … Continue reading The Sky’s Not the Limit Today, but It Should Be Again Someday
Jeff finished setting the table for the dinner party, stepped back and smiled, proud of himself. “All set, honey! Eight places ready to go!” “No, sweetie,” Jennie yelled from the kitchen, “We need nine. My mom called this afternoon to invite herself to the party.” Oooh, thought Jeff. Bummer. They only had eight place settings. … Continue reading Invitation to Dinner in Sycamore, Illinois
(North of Cortland, South of Sycamore) Either: They ran out of red paint; They’re afraid of heights; They decided to start with the bottom because it was easier; The painter conveniently (for them) decided to misplace the ladder; All of the above. “It’s always too soon to quit!” ― Norman Vincent Peale “Rivers know this: … Continue reading Giving Up?
(Sycamore, Illinois) Heavy fog early this dreary winter morning as I was running errands………… Continue reading Just. One. Push. One. Little Push.
Nope, it didn’t snow last night. But we woke to a very pretty combo of frost & heavy duty fog. (DeKalb, Illinois) (DeKalb, Illinois) (DeKalb, Illinois) (Sycamore Public Library, Sycamore, Illinois) (Sycamore, Illinois) Continue reading Frosty (& I’m not talkin’ snowman)
(Sycamore, Illinois) Tina had been adamant that the outside Christmas decorations had to be put up today. She was sick and tired of Tim putting it off. All the neighbors had their decorations up already. Tina had decorated the inside of the house by herself. Why couldn’t Tim get on the ball with the outside? … Continue reading Divorce American Style
This was in the parking lot of the Hy-Vee grocery store. I thought this was a really nice touch. But as far as I could tell, there was only one sign & one parking space. Hopefully, I missed a couple of others someplace else. Otherwise, I guess they’re just going to have to carpool. (Sycamore, … Continue reading Thank You For Your Service……But Only One at a Time Please?