Hi, everyone! I hope you all had an enjoyable long weekend. Julian and I decided to go on a little adventure and drove about an hour away to the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area. Near there is another prairie where you can see bison, but it was closed. I started my Labor Day morning … Continue reading Labor Day In a Prairie
A Day at Brookfield Zoo
My husband and I each had a rare day off, so we decided to go to Brookfield Zoo. In the Chicago area, there are two primary zoos: Brookfield & Lincoln Park. There are other zoos that are within reasonable driving distance, but in other states. Brookfield is the zoo I would go to on all … Continue reading A Day at Brookfield Zoo
Trip to Tacoma/Seattle!
I just got back from a short getaway to Washington, and I already miss the beautiful forests and sparkling ocean! I went with my mom and brother, and we stayed for three days, trying to pack in as much as we could. The trip started with a 4:15 am wake-up time. We got to the … Continue reading Trip to Tacoma/Seattle!