PhotoBlog: Flooding, NIU, Forests, Lake Michigan

One more week at home until the school years starts. I've been enjoying the last few days of my summer vacation enjoying the lakes, and forests preserves around Lake County. Earlier in the summer there was extensive flooding from the des plaines river that destroyed a bit of Gurnee in the pictures you can see … Continue reading PhotoBlog: Flooding, NIU, Forests, Lake Michigan

Van Patten Woods Walk

I drove to the one of the northern most forest preserves in Illinois, Van Patten Woods, Zion. The last time I was here was for a fishing derby when I was in cub scouts, it was nostalgic in that sense, that I was by the lake almost 10 years ago. Currently there is some flood … Continue reading Van Patten Woods Walk