Author: Sophie Bird

August/September 2020

Editor’s Message: Silence of the Lambs The upcoming election is the most momentous since Lincoln vs. Breckenridge in 1860, when the future of slavery was in the balance. For this is more than politics as usual with...

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The Evolution of a Garden

It is rare that new owners of a previously occupied house inherit a spacious, completely open, unplanted backyard. But that’s just what appealed to Jean and John Donatiello when they purchased their home in Bloomington’s Sterling Woods.

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