Tag Archives: Emily Oaks Nature Preserve

Thanksgiving Reflections

10 things I am grateful for this year: 1. The deepening of relationships and appreciating each person in my life for their unique qualities 2. Embracing opportunities instead of shying away from them 3. Seeing myself through other people’s eyes and liking their reflection of me 4. Being encouraged to challenge myself and enjoying the […]

Emily Oaks Critters

Summer is a bit late in starting, but I was able to get my critter cam out last week. (Yeah it’s the same camera for everything else, just different models in front of it during summer). Here are some favorite snapshots from Emily Oaks Nature Preserve, a minuscule preserve in Skokie that lets me get […]

Sudden Spring

We’ve had some amazingly warm weather here this week. The trees are ‘sprouting’ buds, the sunshine gave everyone good cheer, and it was impossible to stay in. I spotted some bees on these flowers. I don’t know what these are called, but I like them. The tulips are biding their time, but the hyacinth started […]