Epic Bike Trip Failure

Nancy, Debbie, and I spent months planning our two-hundred-mile bicycle trip on the Erie to Ohio Trail. We looked forward to biking through Cuyahoga National Forest, along the river, and into Amish Country to the center of the state while staying at B&Bs, inns, and a farmhouse. I wasn’t looking forward biking up the hills, … Continue reading Epic Bike Trip Failure

More National Park Quilts

  I didn't photograph all the quilts, but here's a good sampling. The entire exhibit will leave Illinois July 4th to go home to VA. Click on the photos for title and artist.   The landscapes are my favorites. The white Yosemite waterfall shimmers in the light. The photo can't do it justice.   Love … Continue reading More National Park Quilts

National Park Quilts

Each of the 177 quilts featured in the traveling exhibit were created by volunteers, mostly from Virginia, who chose their favorite parks, their subject, and the way to interpret either the landscape, the flora, or the fauna. The tropical colors used for the Florida and Virgin Island quilts are so vivid.   The whimsical armadillos … Continue reading National Park Quilts

Death Valley Quilts

The National Parks Art Quilt exhibit is an exciting display of talent. Each of the four exhibit sites in Will County have had good attendance with people coming from all over, including out of state, to view the quilts. We've had quilts lovers, hikers, national park lovers, the curious, and husbands being dragged along.   … Continue reading Death Valley Quilts