Song Lyric Sunday for Mothers

Jim Adams has a weekly challenge called Song Lyric Sunday and this week’s theme is Mother/Mom/Flowers. I have posted flower songs before, so I looked up songs for or about mothers. Some were too sappy (like Elvis Presley’s Mama Liked the Roses), the one I actually like the best is depressing (John Lennon’s Mother), and […]

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First Presbyterian Church of Evanston – Open House Chicago 2018, Part 5

One of the most beautiful churches in Evanston, particularly its stained glass windows, is the First Presbyterian Church, which we visited during Open House Chicago 2018 in mid-October.  The architect of this building was Daniel H. Burnham, the same man who made Chicago famous for the design of the White City during the World’s Columbian […]

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Month of Squares: Pink Bossa Nova

Becky’s Square Challenge for September is “In the Pink.” This is a Cuban restaurant in Lincolnwood, IL called 90 Miles Café. We went there one evening with friends to hear Brazilian music by Bossa Tres – and to eat Cuban food, of course! The dance floor was lit with this bright pink hue. Note the […]

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