“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking successive autumns,” Mary Ann Evans (known by her pen name, George Eliot) wrote of fall most eloquently.
Fall is my favorite time of the year, and, based on random reactions from customers entering the store, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that most adults agree. The summer heat and humidity seem to drag on with no end in sight, sometimes returning again just when we th...
The Archery Trade Association (ATA) reports that of 235 million total Americans age 18 and older, 18.9 million, or eight percent, participated in archery and/or bowhunting in 2012. Those numbers are even higher in the Midwest-- nearly 11 percent of all people living here participated.
Sales for new homes in the metro area have been solid over the summer. Great interest rates, higher consumer confidence and an improving economy are major factors.
But as always, it comes down to that old rule of real estate: location location location. In fact, there is much pent up demand for quality new homes in the market. So much so that for one builder, their Grand Openings are looking more like an old fashioned camp ground.
As summer in Saint Charles starts to wind down, we look forward to an exciting lineup of great local fall events for the entire family, with live music, food, and festivals nearly every weekend of the season.
September will certainly heat up before the cool winds of autumn breeze through, but it will also offer runs and walks, live music, living history, and a reason to brush off your beer stein!