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Chicago!

Chicago!

Posted 30 October 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery, Travels | 3 Comments

We’ve arrived.  This is the view from our humble hotel downtown.  That’s the new Trump Tower on the left.  When Durry was last here in Chicago the Sun-Times Building was being being destroyed to make way for Trump’s tallest building.  The little round building peaking up on the right is one of the Marina Towers….they [...]

bryce,adam,nathan,lynn,vince

Posted 24 October 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Do you read “Today In…” anymore?

Bubbling Brew

Bubbling Brew

Posted 19 October 2008 | By | Categories: Food | 2 Comments

Very moist dough for “pizza bianca”…..a very chewy flatbread from Cook’s Illustrated.  The dough will be baked with a rosemary, salt, and thinnly sliced red onions on top.  This creatiion is going to the farm for the end-of-the-season potluck.

I voted. Will You?

Posted 17 October 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Absentee ballot.  I’ll be on a train on election day.  This goes in the mail today.

Self-Portrait Challenge

Self-Portrait Challenge

Posted 12 October 2008 | By | Categories: Donna | No Comments

Without giving it too much thought, stop and take a self-timed picture of yourself.  Post it, or email the photo to me and I will do it for you.

Pastels on the Plaza

Pastels on the Plaza

Posted 04 October 2008 | By | Categories: Art | No Comments
Three More Weeks of the Farm Food Basket

Three More Weeks of the Farm Food Basket

Posted 03 October 2008 | By | Categories: Food | No Comments

Even in the pouring rain the farm was incredibly beautiful.  And the harvest!!

Two Kits

Two Kits

Posted 29 September 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Tiny guys…romping, and then crossed California Avenue.  I’d blame their mother.

Getting ready for the Festivas Season

Getting ready for the Festivas Season

Posted 29 September 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

New L-E-D lights along the back deck.  A racoon or fox was spotted checking them out last night.  The stripped remains of last year’s Chirtsmas tree (on the left) is my Festivas pole.

Pumpkin for Halloween?

Pumpkin for Halloween?

Posted 29 September 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery | No Comments

This was a volunteer plant from some compost mix from the Arcata garden-waste place.  It’s been trying to grow now for a couple of months.  It just produced its first “fruit” — I assume and hope its a pumpkin.  Will it stay warm enough for the pumpkin to get any bigger? Interesting…this is totally unprotected [...]