We have beautiful sunsets all year but this is an especially nice summer sunset.
We recently had a mystery writer stay with us. He gave us the first book of his series of Spencer Manning mysteries called ‘Change of Address’. It was good so we bought the next three books and are waiting on … Continue reading
All of the spring flowers have been beautiful this year. I love lilacs and they are spectacular this year. Here is a photo of some of them.
At least one hummingbird has returned. We first saw him on May 1 but we have seen him again every day since. Here’s some little known facts about hummingbirds – they are only found in the Americas and they can … Continue reading
The first family of baby geese are here. There are four little ones. They will grow quickly and should be flying away in July. Right now, they still have some fuzzy yellow appearance.
We are starting to see some of the beautiful migrating ducks on our pond. We have already seen a Northern Shoveler, Bufflehead, American Wigeon, and Wood Ducks. The giant Canadian Geese are mating too. You can check our calendar using … Continue reading
Some of Denny’s bird carvings are still available in our gift shop, but some are now available at Annie’s Little Pots in Princeton Illinois Mission Oak Inn
Some of the beautiful flowers we have are star gazer lilies and they are beautiful this year. We still have July 31 and August 1 available, call now to reserve. Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast
Our goose mama has been sitting on several eggs for the past month. They are starting to hatch. Very soon, they will be swimming around the lake and growing fast. Mission Oak Inn Central Illinois Bed and Breakfast
Great hiking in Central Illinois is at Starved Rock State Park and at Mission Oak Inn. The Mission Oak Inn hiking trail is quiet and peaceful with benches to rest and watch the wildlife. We are also seeing a few bald … Continue reading