History is Everywhere

The last few weeks have been an education for me. This month I felt a sudden surge in enthusiasm and starting volunteering at TWO different museums. At the Glen Ellyn Historical Society I have been making an inventory of some items in their collection of historic quilts and textiles, and thinking of ways to improve … Continue reading History is Everywhere


Poetry Party #3

We successfully held our third annual Poetry Party! Not everyone likes poetry, so we always try to keep things light-hearted and fun... Once again, it was a successful night with plenty of food and wine, and both very good and very bad poetry. Seriously, one of the highlights of the night was reading from a book titled 'Very … Continue reading Poetry Party #3

Happy New Year from Leicester!

Hello All, After a surprise visit home and a week-long trip to Ireland, I have made it back safe and sound to Leicester, ready to start classes tomorrow. It’s been a fun few weeks, but will get very busy from here on! Just before the break I had gone on another hike in Leicestershire, but … Continue reading Happy New Year from Leicester!

Surfing at the Smiths

December 9, 2009 By JENNIFER ZIMMERMAN jzimmerman@pioneerlocal.com The Smiths of Elmhurst very much resemble your typical nuclear American family. With two kids and a beloved pup named Shadow, the couple's three-story home sits at the end of a bustling neighborhood block where children's bikes can be seen more frequently than cars, and young and old … Continue reading Surfing at the Smiths

Haunted Halloween Bash to benefit local food pantry

Looking for something exciting to do on Halloween? Interested in some live music, food, a costume contest and more? The boys of local alternative rock group ‘Feedback’ are hosting a Haunted Halloween Bash at the Yorkfield Civic Center starting at 5pm on Saturday, October 31st, and all are welcome! There will be a $3 cover … Continue reading Haunted Halloween Bash to benefit local food pantry

Church Group Finds Adventure in Colorado

http://www.triblocal.com/Elmhurst/List_View/view.html?type=stories&action=detail&sub_id=87898 On July 12, Grace Bible Church of Elmhurst sent 53 individuals to Fraser, Colorado for a week of adventure and intense spiritual conversation. For the week long trip, the students spent their days enjoying the breathtaking Colorado landscape at Timberline Lodge. According to their website, “Timberline Lodge serves within the body of Christ, ministering … Continue reading Church Group Finds Adventure in Colorado