The Money Musuem

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It almost makes you shake when you hear the words Federal Reserve Bank, but don’t fear!  The Money Museum may be located in the Federal Reserve Bank in downtown Chicago, but is isn’t scary. Okay going through the metal detector may be a little scary, but once inside, it is all information and history! Who […]

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The Rookery, a Frank Lloyd Wright Connection

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I love Chicago, I love architecture and I love Frank Lloyd Wright so this was a given that I would love the beautiful lobby of the Rookery Building in downtown Chicago.  Located at 209 S. LaSalle, St., the Rookery is located in the Financial District and has been designated as a Chicago Landmark since 1972 […]

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Visitor goes to doggie jail!

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The Sublette farm toy and antique tractor  show happened like always the 3rd week of March. The show featured Oliver brand tractors and Saturday downed icy and snowy.  It was Saturday morning and  Keith and I were vendors set up in the firehouse at the show.  Suddenly, there was a scuttle as visitors and vendors […]

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The Murals of Marshall

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I was drawn in like a moth to a flame when I saw the sign that said murals on my drive back from Indiana this past March.  Marshall, Illinois is a small town with a big draw, art. There is art all over town and an opera house to boot.  I stopped at a rest […]

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Red finds at Gathering of the Green!

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Who would ever guess that there would be red finds while at Gathering of the Green, the ultimate John Deere event in Davenport, Iowa? At this wonderful event that celebrates everything John Deere green and yellow one of my favorite aspects of the event is that they include tours. This year one of those tours […]