Tag Archives: Stepheny Houghtlin-Author

A Book Club Discusses Facing East

Here is a  message I am proud to share….. “I loved our last gathering; having an author in our midst is truly special and Stepheny is an amazingly humble one. Even after TWO novels. The verdict was clear; we loved … Continue reading

Posted in Facing East - A Novel | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge – U – University of Chicago

I invite you to follow this blog after the #Challenge is completed. I will return to posts on gardening, writers and their books, and personal essays on things that make my life rich and interesting. Photograph by Katie Houghtlin – … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge – S – Snow in April -Sorry!

I hope you will continue to follow me after the #challenge is over so we can explore life together. The scene before her had shifted to previous winters, when perched atop the warm radiator cover in her childhood bedroom, she … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

If you ordered a copy of Facing East -Heads Up

If you were one of the kind people who ordered a copy of Facing East from Amazon between April 9 and April 20, you will receive a flawed copy. I want to make that up to you! For privacy reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Facing East - A Novel | Tagged , | 5 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge – E – Evanston and the EL trains

WELCOME TO THE #CHALLENGE Consider following this blog so you can read the posts in leisure I grew up in Evanston, IL. We moved there from Chicago in time to celebrate my 6th birthday in our new home on Asbury … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge – D – DNA in a home

WELCOME TO THE #CHALLENGE ‘FOLLOW ME’ SO YOU DON’T MISS THE FUN Born in Chicago, I grew up in Evanston, Illinois on the corner of Asbury Ave and Lyons Street in a large Georgian Home. I revisit this lovely architectural … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , | 13 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge – C – Chicago (Forgotten)

WELCOME TO THE #CHALLENGE ‘FOLLOW ME’ SO YOU DON’T MISS THE FUN Photograph from Forgotten Chicago View down Upper Michigan Boulevard. Pedestrians, automobiles, and a double-decker bus can be seen among tall buildings. 1910? A Wikipedia moment: Forgotten Chicago is an … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge -B- Belmont Harbor

WELCOME TO THE #CHALLENGE ‘FOLLOW ME’ SO YOU DON’T MISS THE FUN Belmont Harbor is located in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park and is one of the largest harbors in the Chicago Harbors system. The harbor is surrounded by … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

AtoZ Blog Challenge -A- Architecture

WELCOME TO THE #CHALLENGE ‘FOLLOW ME’ SO YOU DON’T MISS THE FUN I took this photograph looking south from the Lincoln Park Zoo. This is a quick peek at a city that deserves our attention. Let these few photographs wet … Continue reading

Posted in AtoZ Blog Challenge April 2015 | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

Facing East – My New Novel Partially Set On The North Shore

WAITING FOR THE PUBLICATION OF FACING EAST  The first suburb north of Chicago on Lake Michigan is Evanston, IL It is part of the North Shore. I was born in Chicago, but moved to Evanston in time to  celebrate my … Continue reading

Posted in Facing East - A Novel | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment