With flames within eyesight, a truck loaded up with 2 cats, a parrot, old photo albums, important documents, and mom's clothes, my brother and I left mom's house safely. Not to mention, the air was so thick of ash, I thought it was snowing, but it was little ash flakes. #santarosafire #adobefire #nunsfire #fireevacuation #californiawildfires2017
Tadeusz Kościuszko's monument stands in Chicago's Museum Campus on a cold windy day near Lake Michigan.
Sharp-Lobed Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis acuta) flowers grow on a forest floor near Minooka, Illinois.