Tag Archives: Kaskaskia River

I concede.

I had such hopes.I kept the faith. My hopes fell like the autumn leaves. No Indian Summer this fall for Central Illinois. But faith is knowing the sun will shine again … despite snow in November! Even Bubbles decided to … Continue reading

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Falling back

The beautiful season of autumn lets your senses sail away.  Fall in the country has it’s very own smell. The trick is to breathe deeply and notice it! Reminisce a bit, then brush your hands off, and appreciate each beautiful … Continue reading

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Coffee on the bridge, anyone?

So, I really wanted to park on the Coplin Bridge and drink my coffee this morning. Would anyone be able to blame me? Friends, I hope you see a beautiful image this week!

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Soul Sunday

Everyone needs a place where their soul finds peace.  Since Pig-Farmer’s schedule and the budget isn’t allowing for my derriere to be seated pool- or beach-side, with a fruity drink in my hand, I am lucky to have the river … Continue reading

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Monday, the 13th & closet follow-up

Why do people get so worked up about Friday, the 13th?  I believe Monday, the 13th, especially the Monday after Daylight Saving Time begins, is much more sinister.  Once again, it was dark as I drove to work … in the … Continue reading

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The little things

Sometimes, it’s the little things that brighten a week. Like a frosty morning Happy hello. It’s now daylight as I cross the Kaskaskia River on my drive to work. And I love small towns. Especially my small town of Shelbyville. … Continue reading

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Winter in Illinois can challenge a person to look a little harder for nature’s beauty.  Luckily, I got to see and photograph this sunset. A walk in the timber, overlooking the Kaskaskia River, rarely disappoints, too. Plus, the energy exerted … Continue reading

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Not your average November

Fall in central Illinois hung on as long as it could this year, with a much later frost. We’ve had foggy mornings, with a Super Moon appearing all night and into the early morning. Beautiful lunch hours – eating outside in … Continue reading

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Photo Friday ~ November 4, 2016

I had hoped to get this Photo Friday out this morning, but I was running behind. Groan …. sorry, I couldn’t stop myself from being a smart ass. Anyhoo, Fall has been a little behind, too. Each day the drive to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday ~ April 22, 2016

How about a Photo Friday to bring you up to speed with spring in central Illinois? Hope for good changes as the fog clears.  On the lookout for something new. Hoping it comes shining through.  Finally! A month until the … Continue reading

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