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Chicago Flower and Garden Show – Hats

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show last week. Usually, I grab a cab from the train station for the short drive over to Navy Pier but this year I decided to walk it. The … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Program – part 1 Background Info

A stained-glass window in the Ladies Library Building commemorating James Fenimore Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans. I’ve got a program coming up in a couple of weeks. I’m providing a talk on Butterfly Gardens to the Ladies Library Association. I’ve … Continue reading

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Winter Walk – patterns and textures

Every now and then, my Mom gets the girls together for a lunch date. So yesterday my younger sister, her 10 year old daughter, and I got together with her for the afternoon.  After a nice lunch at a nearby cafe, we met back … Continue reading

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