Snow Days

Some days it just makes sense to stay inside and let nature take its course. In the end the results will be spectacular…and we'll have an all new panorama to enjoy. Meanwhile it's very slippery out there. So be careful and don't take any chances.      

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Monte, The Grapefruit, Brightens Chicago Condo in Winter

Meet Monte. My daughter planted Monte last year when working in a Chicago highrise office. She loves plants as much as I do. I suppose this passion for nature is embedded in our DNA. Anyway, one day she came across a seed while she was eating a grapefruit. She decided to plant it to see … “Monte, The Grapefruit, Brightens Chicago Condo in Winter”

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Fall Begins to Give Way to Winter in Chicago

This time of year here in Chicago, we take beauty wherever we can find it. Two days ago it was absolutely beautiful so I decided to treat myself to a rare visit to our local forest preserve. Admittedly this is a very rare treat with the cost of gas being prohibitive.It was a bright sunny … “Fall Begins to Give Way to Winter in Chicago”

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