August 2016

A Ride in a B29 Bomber, a dream come true

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My husband Keith is a farmer, but when he was young, he was also a pilot. This was possible because Bob, his 2nd cousin, who also was his landlord loved planes and decided to buy a Cessna. Together the two took flying lessons deepening even further the bonds between the two.  Bob Reichert was like a […]

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Lately I have been trying to use social media not only for fun, but to help with trip planning.  This September I am going to Oregon to cover some events and wanted to try out new techniques and the results are interesting.  Here are some of my finds that may work for you too.  Some […]

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After visiting the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum this past week with my grandchildren and witnessing again the tally of soldiers wounded in the Civil War on both sides, this was the perfect time to pick up Soldiers At The Doorstep.  The book is written by Larry S. Chowning and shares some interesting Civil War Lore. […]

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Barnacopia!

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Barnacopia, the word says it all! Barn and copia meaning abundance or plenty. Gary and his wife, the late Judy Bocker built this beautiful peg barn and filled it with all the things they had collected over the years. The collections tie in with their lives and it is great fun to take a tour with […]

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I love Amsterdam.  I have been there twice and loved the canals, the old, old buildings that tilt, the windmills and the beauty of the city.  When I read Rita Fridman’s wonderful guest blog she is sharing with Traveling Adventures of a Farm Girl I was taken back.  This is wonderful to read about the […]

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