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Swallow Cliff South Sketch

Just as I started this sketch, an elderly couple sat at the picnic table to enjoy the surroundings of Swallow Cliff South. Talking to each other and occasionally smiling, my heart became tender. Tears started to well, but I kept my big girl pants…

Swallow Cliff South Hike and Sketch

I take the yellow trail towards the shelter (one of only a few remaining in the Cook County Forest Preserves). False Solomon seal berries are all along the trail. Speckled red on white and solid deep red berries are clustered near the forest floor. As…

Two Headed Pine Tree Sketch – Swallow Cliff

That evening light, the glow of the setting sun, it is so wonderful that it makes anything in its path illuminate with a gentle warm radiance. “For the Lord God is a sun and shield; The Lord will give grace and glory; No good thing will He…

Let’s Hike at Swallow Cliff South

We’ve been doing a lot of painting and little hiking, so get your hiking boots on and come with me to Swallow Cliff South, part of Chicago’s Cook County Forest Preserves! Yesterday was a beautiful day, no rain, beautiful sun, not hot and not…