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Somewhere Over the Rainbow was the theme for the baby shower held last week at Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church St., to honor Tiffany Rice (ETHS ’99) and Rashid Barrett, who are awaiting the birth of their son, Ziggy, this month. Pictured: Tiffany Rice (second from right) with shower hosts (from left) Patricia McHaney, her daughter Savannah Hill, and sisters Ashley Cox and Nikki Rice. Thanks to Heidi Randhava for sending us this beautiful picture.

Credit: Heidi Randhava

Our amazing RoundTable writer Meg Evans has a new hobby: raising swallowtail caterpillars. She took this picture of this little one snacking on a patch of parsley. (OK, this is from last week — but it is brilliant, no?)

Credit: Meg Evans

When the heat is on, the third floor of the Evanston Public Library may be the coolest place to escape to as pictured here by Jean Cunningham.

Cool and quiet on third floor of the Evanston Public Library. Credit: Jean Cunningham

The RoundTable’s Art-of-Making-Art columnist Jean Cunningham never overlooks a beautiful design — she finds it sooner or latte!

Swan latte art Credit: Jean Cunningham

Look at what popped up all around in Evanston thanks to the rain? Nature is just amazing, no?

Jean Cunningham is ready for the tomatoes to turn red in August.

Credit: Jean Cunningham

The RoundTable’s Les Jacobson did this beautiful study in light and shadows taken in northwest Evanston in mid-July.

A study in light and shadows in northwest Evanston. Credit: Les Jacobson

It was a lovely day this week to visit the Northwestern University campus according to Jean Cunningham, who took this shot next to the imposing entryway arch.

A perfect day to visit the Northwestern University campus. Credit: Jean Cunningham

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