I sold my house in December 2017. One of the things I was sorry to leave was my backyard and beautiful deck shaded by a big maple tree. Fortunately, I found a townhouse with a super patio that backs on to a forested area. I recently had the natural gas line hooked up for my … Continue reading A Refreshing Summer Cooler – Not Too Sweet! by Black Fly
Howard Restore a Finish Review This review is entirely my own opinion. I received no compensation of any kind. I am in the process of selling my house. I hope I am almost done! When you are selling you have to make your hose look its best by removing all evidence that you live there, … Continue reading Howard Restore a Finish Review. Refresh your woodwork!
I visited my brother, in northern Illinois, earlier this month. We had fun hanging out and going out on Lake Michigan on his boat I managed a trip to The Art Institute of Chicago, which I shared here. Explore Chicago's Art Institute My brother lives in the original farm house at Tempel Farms in … Continue reading Enjoy the Tempel Lipizzans Horse Show
Recently I visited my brother in Northern Illinois. He lives and works on a beautiful farm just north of where we grew up. I took the opportunity to take the train into Chicago to explore Chicago's Art Institute. The Art Institute of Chicago is my favorite of all of Chicago's many places to visit. That's … Continue reading Explore Chicago’s Art Institute
A Modern Gillie Adventure Things to See in Vancouver This summer I am staycationing in Vancouver. I have lived here 17 years and there are some awesome things to see and place to that I have yet to experience. A couple of weeks ago I explored the Queen Elizabeth Park (Places to See in Vancouver … Continue reading A Visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery