Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sculpture Class at the Evanston Art Center

This summer while Dani is at work I wanted something to do, so I went up to the Evanston Art Center  It’s in the three-story house on the lake, next to the lighthouse north of the Northwestern University campus. I intended … Continue reading

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Jackson Browne at Ravinia

We have a full summer of concerts planned, mostly at Ravinia, the wonderful outdoor venue north of Evanston. We usually sit in the pavilion, but for this concert we could only get lawn tickets, which turned out to be lots … Continue reading

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Northwestern University Graduation

Dani graduated from Northwestern University on June 21st, 2013, with a BS degree and double majors in Communications and Psychology. Linda, Nicole and I travelled to Evanston for the festivities. It was an activity-packed few days. We began at the honors ceremony … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup

This recipe includes changes I made to the original on and also some procedural changes I would make next time: 1 large head cauliflower olive oil grapeseed oil spray 1 Tbsp garam masala 3 medium peeled sweet potatoes, cut … Continue reading

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

Libby posted this recipe on Facebook, and I decided to try my own version of it, substituting for buttermilk and adding cilantro. It was quite good. 3 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks 3 medium celery stalks, roughly chopped … Continue reading

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New York Dining

We tried quite a few new restaurants during our week in New York, and returned to many old favorites. Here they are, in order. Le Rivage This really authentic French Bistro is very popular with locals, but just a block … Continue reading

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Broadway Shows

This trip we fit in four shows: three new ones and one favorite. Newsies This Disney show is based upon a movie from the 90s that flopped but became a fan favorite. The Alan Menken score was resurrected and Harvey … Continue reading

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