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  • Week Two: Getting a Routine

    Week Two:  Getting a Routine

    From now on posts will be split into a recap of the week and journal assignments Class 3: One of the perks of attending teaching training, is we are allowed to take yoga classes at the studio at any time a class is scheduled. I opted to take the Wednesday class of week two. It…

  • What the lake gave me

    What the lake gave me

    My title is influenced by Frida Kahlo’s What the Water Gave Me. Lake Michigan has a magnetic energy that pulls me in with every glance. I’m like a moth drawn to the flame. It is mesmerizing, energizing, and always inspiring. But despite my love for all things aquatic, this is the first year I saw…

  • October 2020 Nature photo diary

    October 2020 Nature photo diary

    Where photo meets the page…

  • October 2020 Photo Diary

    October 2020 Photo Diary

    Where photo meets the page…

  • Summer Sendoff in Monee

    Summer Sendoff in Monee

    This summer has introduced me to a newfound love of nature. I have been camping more times than I can count, but this summer and during the pandemic is the first time I actively sought out nature. When I saw an event for kayaking and a cookout for $20 at the Monee Reservoir, I signed…

  • Poetry Photos

    Poetry Photos

    Where poetry meets the photo and magic happens.

  • August 2020 Nature Photo Diary

    August 2020 Nature Photo Diary

    Where the photo meets the page… Is it really September? Let’s toast to the last days of summer. These pictures were taken in August 2020. During this crazy year, nature was a healing escape. The first picture is a pumpkin. They are yellow and then become orange.

  • August 2020 Photo Diary

    August 2020 Photo Diary

    Where the photo meets the page… Welcome to a new series on the blog – my pandemic photo diary. Whenever I venture outside, I notice something new about the city. I thought I’d share the little pockets of life that catch my eye. Join me on my adventures. The following photos were taken on the…

  • Charming Chia

    Charming Chia

    Does anyone remember the Chia Pet? I loved the commercial, and I apologize if you now have the chia song from the commercial playing in your head. You can buy the same seeds at the grocery store that are used to grow grass on the Chia Pet. I tried many times to make and like…


    Technically this is supposed to be an introduction page. I wanted to start the introduction by saying , Hello and thank you for visiting. Why am I writing this blog? When I was a teenager in the suburbs, I dreamed of living in the city of Chicago. I would read the Chicago Tribune’s Tempo section…