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Dining, Shopping  & Exploring the Fox River Valley

Out & About at Fermilab in Batavia

entrance to Fermilab

Physics is a subject that generally will scare the pants off most people… “and even some physics teachers” – at least according to what Leon Lederman (Nobel Prize-winner, author and former Director of Fermilab in Batavia, IL) once said in a lecture I heard him give a long time ago. (This page may contain affiliate […]

Fox Valley Farmers’ Markets

outdoor farmers' market

Savor the sights, scents, and tastes of summer with a delightful exploration of the Farmers’ Markets in Geneva, Batavia, and St. Charles! These vibrant community hubs bring the bounty of the harvest straight to your table, offering fresh, local produce, handcrafted goods, and a warm atmosphere that celebrates the best of the Fox Valley! Availability […]

Get Out & Ride the Illinois Fox River Bike Trail

bike trail

The end of summer – at least in terms of the celestial season – officially arrives at the moment the direct rays of the sun, in their journey south, cross the Equator. It is called the Autumnal Equinox. Find out when the September Equinox is for your current location. (This page may contain affiliate links. […]

Rich Flores: PGA Pro, Teacher & Friend

Rich Flores holding golf club

My memory is likely getting a tad rusty. But somehow – at least in this instance – it doesn’t make any difference. One of my most vivid memories is that of a warm, late spring day. It’s from the Pottawatomie Golf Course in St. Charles, Illinois, some forty years ago. (This page may contain affiliate […]