July 16, 2013

Take homes from the Blueberry story

New Haven, Michigan is a lovely little town set on the shore of Lake Michigan. One of the fun stops I made there when visiting this cool little town at the end of June was the Blueberry Store. The store literally specializes in all things blueberry! On their website they share, “We carry Fresh and […]

Mon Ami Gabbi!  - Chicago

The first time my friend Linda and I both Francophiles hit up a Mon Ami Gabbi it was in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lured in by the wine and fine food we fell in love with this classic French bistro. Recently we dined at this wonderful restaurant in Chicago in historic Lincoln park. Seared scallops and […]

What could be more appropriate that this statue of the Linnaeus father of  plant taxonomy kneeling in the garden at the Chicago Botanical Garden?  With over 385 acres and three garden islands, the garden is a sight to behold.  My friend Linda and I took a quick tour of the gardens and even stopped to […]