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chicago missed it

yesterday, solar eclipse would have been hit peak view over downtown chicago at 1:18 p.m. central time. but clouds and showers spoiled the sighting of this awesome and rare astronomical phenomenon. people with special glasses on lined the sidewalks, in … Continue reading

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Cee’s flower of the day

from mallard lake…

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Cee’s flower of the day

from a friend’s garden… 14 august 2017 – zinnia

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unwanted guests

urban geese are very discriminating when it comes to where they take residence.   golf courses and surrounding luxury home communities are their prime habitat much to the consternation of golf course owners and home residents.  they are the most unwelcomed … Continue reading

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three B’s

another lovely stroll at mallard lake where we enjoyed the handiwork of the top pollinators, the three B’s – butterflies, bees and birds

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cee’s flower of the day

from the garden… 7 august 2017 – daisy

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after our visit with the dominican sisters, we went for a side trip to galena, just 12 miles from the sinsinawa mound. this charming little town of rolling hills and scenic roads overlooking the galena river is a popular midwest … Continue reading

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