The Gallery: Phone Photos

I love my iPhone. It is a constant companion (much to my husband’s chagrin, I’m quite certain). While I don’t actually use it as a phone all that often, I DO text, tweet, Facebook and pin things. I often Google on the go. I take notes; I track WeightWatchers points. And I take photos: Camera [Read On]

Sweet Corn and Summer

What is summer without a parade? Well, it’s not the same.  Since I’ve yet to find a proper parade here in the UK, when my brother reminded me on our first night back in Illinois that the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival was going on , I dragged the kids there. Never mind that it was [Read On]

Flashback Friday – Cousins

I stumbled across this photo when going through some old files, perfect for Flashback Friday. I don’t know if I should admit that the blue TERRY CLOTH outfit I’m wearing was one of my favorites at the time. (Think it may be a holdover from the ’70s, but I’m not sure.)  I’m not sure exactly [Read On]

Wordless Wednesday – Tenerife

   

Wordless Wednesday – One Sombrero

Found, then Lost.

Yesterday I was blog hopping – you know, where you are reading a blog, and then you click on the link of a commenter, or an interesting sounding name in their blogroll…and then 45 minutes later (yes, I should get a job or something)…you’re googling something interesting mentioned in the post you are currently reading…and [Read On]

Under the Big Top

The arrival of Hay Festival means more than just literary giants, economists, philosophers and politicians – it also marks the arrival of Gifford’s Circus!  Gifford’s Circus is a magical, old-time travelling tent circus  – a traditional English circus, I’m told. The costumes evoke the glamour of the 1930’s, and the close confines mean you see a true [Read On]