The Chicago Botanical Garden Butterfly Habitat

On our recent journey to Chicago to help my in-laws in an unfortunate circumstance, we took a couple of days to go out and do something fun. One of our favorite places is the Chicago Botanical Garden. We went last year when we were in Chicago visiting our relatives, and it was nice to go … Continue reading The Chicago Botanical Garden Butterfly Habitat

The Museum of Science and Industry

Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on August 8, 2012.  You can view it on the newspaper's website by clicking here.  Attention Homeschoolers: You might find useful information for your home education program on this museum's website! Since my family and I made a trip to Chicago to help celebrate my in-laws 50th anniversary, … Continue reading The Museum of Science and Industry

A 50th Anniversary Celebration, Polish Style

Note: This has surely been the busiest summer of my life, and the column below will let you know one of the reasons why.  We are finally home from this unexpected two-week vacation in Chicago, and though we had a lot of fun, we're ready to get back into the swing of things.  I have … Continue reading A 50th Anniversary Celebration, Polish Style