One night, I heard a loud cracking noise. I hopped out of bed thinking the Grinch had slithered into our house and stuffed our tree into his oversized bag, just like he did to Cindy Lou Who. I tiptoed down the hall to catch the green monster red-handed.
In today’s “go-go-go” world, it’s so easy for the little things to get lost in the nonstop rush of activities—making it even more important to take a step back and enjoy the close fellowship of friends and family.
When alphabets were first developed, very few people knew how to read or write them. For a thousand years, writing was in the hands of specialists, whose emphasis on the decorative aspects elevated calligraphy to an art form.
Photography by Eric Mills, David Vernon, and Joe & Linda Couri
In August, friends, family and fans of Dan Fogelberg came from all over the country for a series of events to honor the Peoria native. Jean Fogelberg, wife of the late singer/songwriter, reflects on a "magical weekend."
It seems that there is always at least one person on every list who is impossible to buy for. We asked a few local shops for some ideas for one-of-a-kind gifts that are sure to surprise and please your Christmas list troublemakers.