Previous Jul/Aug 2013Next ArchivesAbout art & society Of Land & Time RememberedStories of Rocky Glenby Jonathan Wright-Photography by David VernonWe were on the hunt for mystery and adventure, something out of our comfort zones, something remote and untouched by human development. When we finally located this hidden treasure, it was everything we’d imagined. Secrets Revealed! Jan Wright, Publisher, art & society What’s the best-kept secret in central Illinois? It never ceases to amaze me… For all the years we’ve been publishing, there are still things about this region I’m not familiar with. A Feast for the Eyes by Gabrielle Balzell Whether canvas, paper or plate, each can inspire in its own right. Because when it comes to art, creativity knows no bounds… not even in the kitchen. Really Wild Art! by Gabrielle Balzell Besides serving as ambassadors in interviews and at special events, close to two dozen animals at Peoria Zoo can tack on the title of “painter” to their resumes. A New Taste of the Old by Reema Abi-Akar Instead of hopping a plane to another country, central Illinois residents can pile into the car and travel back in time at Sommer Park’s Pioneer Days! Destination: Marriage by Teri Cook A look at one couple’s wedding getaway… Golf… For the Game Ahead! It’s a game that tests your strength and mentality. It requires a great deal of precision. And it’s something you can enjoy throughout your lifetime. Order Up! Summer Sangria Take on the dog days of summer with a drink that’s just as refreshing as it is delicious. Take 10: David Vernon In 1975, David Vernon picked up his first semi-serious camera—a Pentax Spotmatic—and he’s been hooked ever since.