It’s not too often that I get to walk on a sand dune in the middle of Illinois farm country. But, this is exactly what my wife and I did
Prior to the Arctic blast and a day after a fresh fallen snow, my wife and I visited one of our favorite forest preserves on a Saturday in January- Russell
Welcome to “Babbling Brook”, a blog series featuring our fearless leader Brook McDonald as he rambles around northeastern Illinois! I bet you hiked and spent more time outside in 2020.
To no surprise, my wife wanted to visit a new place and hike on Mother’s Day. Although we usually head south or west from our home near Plano to explore
Well, 2021 is finally over. It started with hope and expectations for a pandemic that would finally get under control, and ended a little short. But hey, I’m a glass