As we all know, in 2020, many things were canceled because of the COVID19 pandemic. And then this year, the town where I live in Illinois, tried to schedule fireworks two different times the weekend before the 4th of July – but the weather interfered and they were canceled once again. Because the town whereContinue reading “Photos of Late Fourth of July fireworks in central Illinois”
Photo collage of photos from Arthur, IL and covered bridge in Indiana.
Today marked two weeks we’ve had “Shelter in Place.” We’ve been social distancing since March 16 ( I think?)… Our Shelter in Place has been extended until April 30 and the CDC is suggesting that we wear masks in public places now. Illinois has surpassed 10,000 positive cases and has 243 deaths. Our county (DOUGLAS)Continue reading “The New Normal With Covid19: 2 weeks Shelter in Place”
On a Friday and Saturday, I walked around our tourist town to take some photos to show how empty it was after one week of “Shelter in Place.” Normally on a Friday night, our 133 highway is busy with families heading to dinner, an event at the school, or just out and about. Even thoughContinue reading “The New Normal with COVID 19: One week Shelter in Place in Photos: Arthur, IL”
Local author, Ariana R Cherry will be speaking at the first annual Art in Equality Convention on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Savoy Recreation Center in Savoy, Illinois. It is a convention and film festival focusing on Equality for all: LGBTQ, all races, all religions, all sexes. “We are ALL human, let’s stop the hate.Continue reading “Ariana R Cherry: Special Guest speaker at Art in Equality Convention”
In an attempt to gain more exposure to my poetry collections, I will be attending two conventions this year in the Illinois area. I will have copies of my books for sale and will autograph them with your purchase. The first event that I will be at is the Dark History and Horror ConventionContinue reading “News: Look for me at these 2017 Conventions”
Had the Monday off after Christmas and got a chance to see some beautiful skies after a trip from a bookstore and record store…. Central Illinois really has some beautiful sunset skies in the country from time to time… There are just some instances where you need to pull over and take a photo –Continue reading “Photography: Country sunset skies”
A beautiful 60 degree evening on November 7th in Arthur, IL. It has been an ideal fall.
Lovely Autumn Day at Tabor Park in Sullivan, Illinois…. A day of coloring and doodling in the park surrounded by nature. partially completed….Stained glass coloring book and partially finished doodle:) Relaxing!
As it always goes in Illinois, the weather can be quite unpredictable. Sometimes though, that is a good thing – like today. It was November 1 and the temperature came close to 80 degrees! This was warm for November. It felt more like spring than it did fall… If the temperature would have went anyContinue reading “Photography:Beautiful Fall day on Nov 1”