A Brighton Beach Picnic


Yesterday was perfect. The weather has taken a turn for real summer, with temperatures in the mid to high 70s, tons of sunshine, and hardly any of the cloud cover that is so expected around here. (Are you tired of hearing me talk about the weather yet? Maybe the Brits really are rubbing off on …

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Brighton Food Festival

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Last Friday Jon had the day off for Good Friday, so we got to hang out, which is always pleasant. The weather was amazing, sunshiney and perfect, and we wandered down to Jubilee Square for the Brighton Food Festival, an event we’d been looking forward to for a few weeks. You know the drill-local restaurants …

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Prairie Peddler Festival


I don’t leave the city much, so it seems. But when my dad extended an invite my way to join him and use some free tickets to the Prairie Peddler Festival in Butler yesterday, I was like “hell yeah”. Costumes, whittling, crafts, old stuff-I was all over it. In the end, it wasn’t as great as …

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