Monthly Archives: March 2018

Riverside Trains

When we travel to Riverside, Illinois, you know I will spend some time trackside at the Metra station. We found a Metra train with a new paint scheme. Then a Chicago bound grain train showed up.     We were … Continue reading

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Garfield Park Conseravtory – Chicago

On our Chicago trip today we went with our son (our daughter-in-law had performances all day) and grandsons to the Garfield Park Conservatory in west Chicago. It’s a huge building with lots of different temperature and humidity controlled rooms for … Continue reading

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Reading: The Final Days of Jesus by Mark D. Smith

SubTitle: The Thrill of Defeat, The Agony of Victory: A Classical Historian Explores Jesus’s Arrest, Trial, and Execution   Rating:★★★★ Finished: March 21, 2018         [Image from Amazon] As the subtitle explains, this book is an historical … Continue reading

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Reading: A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Rating ★★★   Finished: March 3, 2018   My review and rating – as for all my reports – reflects how I react to the book and should not be seen some … Continue reading

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

It was St Patrick’s Day – so of course we wore green and ate corned beef and cabbage; even though he wasn’t a canonized saint and we aren’t Catholic. But hey – tradition. We were at our post-coffee yoga hangout … Continue reading

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Hood Canal and Port Townsend

March 10-12, 2018 Be prepared – there are a LOT of pictures in this post. We got lucky with the weather and I couldn’t stop clicking the shutter. We went up to Port Townsend, Washington with our neighbors/friends for a … Continue reading

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Late Winter Sunset

It appears as though winter may be loosening its grip; we enjoyed a sunny somewhat warm day. As we were eating dinner we were transfixed by the light on the trees in the green space behind our house. The sun … Continue reading

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