It’s Not October Until We’ve Carved a Pumpkin

Raindrops on Roses, and Whiskers on Kittens. Football, Fall Colors, and Apples with Pumpkins. Flocks of Sandhill Cranes with the wind in their wings. These are a few of my favorite things! ♫ It’s a month into the school year, and the temperatures are finally beginning to cool off just enough for my ideal running […]

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The Chicago Botanic Garden

The summer of 2020 marked the beginning of our gardening journey when Derek and I grew plants from seed packets on the windowsill of our apartment for the community garden plot. Over the course of the next several months, we learned how to grow organic vegetables, fruits, and lots of sunflowers. So when given the […]

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Tis the Season for Apples and Pumpkins

Fall is by far my favorite season of the year. The cooler air is a refreshing transition from the summer heat and the trees gradually transform into a spectrum of rich colors as they swirl in spirals when taking flight from their branches.  My body was made for Fall. In the 50-70 degree weather, I […]

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