Iphone photography by Sheryl DeVore

These photos were taken in the country of Peru as well as in the United States and include nature, food, people and historic sites. This is a small collection of my iphone photos. The dominant photo below was taken at a local library with my iphone. Some have been published in the Chicago Tribune, Shaw Media and Natural other regional and national periodicals.

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Quote of the week:When asked what would happen if all the restoration volunteers in Lake County suddenly stopped working on natural lands, Nan Buckardt replied, “It would be devastating.”

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Kathleen Garness collects white sweet-clover from a rare sand prairie in Zion. Photo by Sheryl DeVore. For the story on volunteer restoration workers, click here.

For more quotes of the week, click here.

 

Quote of the week: “It’s possible we’re the first generation to use this site since the native peoples.”

Pamela Newton said this about the new nature preserve in Hawthorn Woods, designed to help monarchs and other wildlife. It contains myriad native trees, shrubs and wildflowers; plus volunteers and officials are working to eradicate purple loosestrife and buckthorn and add more native vegetation. Read here.

Photo below of Hawthorn Woods mayor releasing monarchs at the preserve’s opening. Sheryl DeVore/Photography

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Quote of the week: They don’t make root beer like this anywhere else.

Roy Miller and family celebrate 50 years running a Dog N Suds in Ingleside, Illinois. At its heyday, more than 600 Dog N Suds operated int he U.S. Today, only about 14 are left and Miller’s is one of them. Read more.   Below, Roy’s daughter, pours a draft root beer, made the same way it was five decades ago. Photo by Sheryl DeVoreIMG_7627