Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Fox River

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The Fox River is a tributary of the Illinois River in the states of Wisconsin and Illinois in the United States. It is a fast moving river when it rains! The ducks are nice to look at when you amble along the path around this part of it.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Inverness Town Hall

We residents actually call this the "castle" as it is supposed to be a Scottish one I think.. but this is where I go to vote. I was out over the weekend taking some photos and trying out new settings -or different settings on my camera besides "Auto" ....I really don't get the whole white balance thing. This one is a bit blurry but it really strikes me as a fall shot.
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Monday, October 26, 2009

The Windy Inverness

Chicago is known as the "Windy City" but over the weekend, the wind was certainly whipping this flag around as if we were on the lakefront! Hope you had a good weekend!
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Wednesday, October 21, 2009


I was struck by how quickly we went from no leaves to a lot of leaves. This is in the courtyard at St. Ignatius High School in Chicago. The grounds to this school are very nice and this school, which is run by the Jesuits, does not have a cafeteria boasts a "dining hall". I will be the first to assure you, they are is such a lovely "dining hall" that brides love to rent it for their wedding reception. This tree and bench is just one of the views from the "dining hall".
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Fall...sort of

We have had 2 frosts this weekend and the leaves are getting ready to change. I think the frost hurried the leaves off these trees! no showy color just yet!
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Monday, October 12, 2009

a baby shower

I helped host a baby shower for my goddaughter this weekend. This is the table before we added the food. I have been very busy with a sick friend in an ICU unit so I have had not a lot of time to blog. I hope all is well in blogland.
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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Glass Flowers

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These were lovely glass flowers I saw at a store. They seem like they would catch an awful lot of dust! But they do look better than my flowers that are in my garden. It is that time of year where the outside flowers need to be disposed and I have had no time to do that !
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