Archive for December 2010

The Downers Grove Christmas Tree is Rubbish

Or at least covered therewith.  I have a feeling that someone thought it would be a “green” idea to use garbage found objects to decorate our town’s Christmas tree this year.  Sort of a “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” vibe, which would prove that these items could be re-purposed to good use rather than chucked... Read more »

The Polar Express to the North Pole (or Downers Grove to Aurora via Metra)

Audrey and I kicked off the Christmas season by taking a ride on the Polar Express.  This is an excursion offered by the Downers Grove Park District, and it includes a train ride on the Burlington Northern to…THE NORTH POLE.  Except in reality, it’s the North Aurora train station.  Don’t tell Audrey cuz I think she was... Read more »