Posts tagged "summer"

Heat and Humidity: 8 Things to be Grateful for in this Weather

It seems like only weeks ago – because it was actually only a few weeks ago – that my news feed on Facebook was clogged with comments like “This is summer? It’s still freezing.  We didn’t have a spring and now it looks like we’re not going to have a summer!” Now, it’s clogged with... Read more »

Hello, Warmer Weather! 8 Outdoor Activities To Look Forward To

Here’s to ~1/ being pretty confident that the world is not going to end tomorrow, 2/ which means life goes on and it’ll HAVE TO get hot in Chicago at some point3/ and we don’t have to go far to do any of the below.  Thank you for reading Stop and Blog the Roses.  Follow... Read more »

My butt hurts

Not only did we go to the beach yesterday, but H and I also rode our bikes to Promontory Point ~ another absolutely beautiful Chicago highlight that it took me two years to partake in.  Today, I’m grateful for the little things ~ 1/ I hadn’t been on my bike in a long time and I was nervous about maneuvering... Read more »

There's a beach in Chicago?

That was me two years ago when we moved here.  I was so fascinated and thrilled. Of course, as life goes, we never got around to going … until today.  The fascination hasn’t wained.  This was me: It’s a beach! A real beach. With sand. And water.  And people in bathing suits.  And beach chairs. ... Read more »