Brightflower Farm

The farm started in 2006 when Michael and Jeanie moved all of their stuff and plants from Grayslake to Stockton (with a brief stopover in Chicago and Zion) and settled in to a single-wide crusty trailer. After lots of …

Ann Thomas Illustration

Through detail and layering in pen and ink, colored pencil, watercolor and pastels, I envision happy children ice skating, the moon and the planets telling jokes, record aged structures and places holding fond memories.

Savory Spoon Cooking School

The Savory Spoon Cooking School is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and is a seasonal school open from June through October each year. We welcome you to come have fun in our kitchen, whether you are …

The Mystic Chaplain – My Story

This memoir is a whirlwind journey that takes you through the throes of fighting cancer to a mystical awakening of the metaphysical world, messages, visions, self-healing and synchronized events of people put on her path to understanding our oneness. Upon …

Kathy Collins – Writer & Speaker

Chaplain Kathy Collins, ASC was born and raised along the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Michigan. Kathy’s life journey of work in the business world, being a volunteer caregiver for hospice patients, and surviving her own personal fight with breast cancer …

The Citizen Marine Book Cover

Living the Dream…in Every Climate and Place
Michael G. Wenger, CW04 USWCR (Ret)

The Citizen Marine is a story of the fragile balance between our service men and women’s love for home, family, and friends and the sense of duty …